Crazy at Any Price


“Put your money where your mouth is” is terrible advice if taken literally—it’s hard to do, it’s bad hygiene, it’s bad financial management, and generally speaking it’s a really weird look. But figuratively, there’s a reason people say it all the time.

Last Friday, in an aggressively par-for-the-course G-File, I wrote:

As with everything important in life, the real question is: What price are you willing to pay for it? I want to be an Olympic water polo player. But I have steadfastly refused to pay the price in time and effort to make that even remotely possible.

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