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Old 03-09-2017, 02:53 PM
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The people who regulate pyramid schemes are still on the job.

I guess the question is whether or not this is a pyramid scheme. It's quite a ways past being a terrible joke now, and certainly it has all the cult-like elements of a pyramid scheme; I don't know Roberts and his employees can sleep at night charging obsessed people another $160 for a picture of an imaginary spaceship.

But it may be that they've bought into the cult themselves. Or are in a state of reality denial. I remember during the real estate bubble people were actually convincing themselves that you could own a house as your way of earning a living because, sure, houses will increase in value by 35 percent every year, why not? Well, sooner or later reality is a bitch.