КЕМБРИДЖ – Недавно я пытался объяснить моему одиннадцатилетнему сыну Габриэлю астрономическую разницу в доходах людей. 

Основатель Микорософта Билл Гейтс впервые вошел в сознание Габриэля пару лет назад, когда его отец “разогрел” публику перед появлением Гейтса на большой конференции, которую финансировало датское правительство. С тех пор Габриэль очарован на вид бесконечными возможностями владеть $60 миллиардами.

Например, всякий раз, когда я говорю Габриэлю, что что-то является невероятно ценным (даже, скажем, известная картина в музее), он неизменно говорит: “Но Билл Гейтс мог бы ее купить, верно?” Да, Гейтс мог бы купить целый музей. Но тогда он просто разворачивается и отходит назад, так чтобы все остальные могли ее увидеть, так что, в этом нет смысла. Габриэль не совсем убежден.

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