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Rentiering

Rentiering

Dreaming about rentiership makes the world a more romantic place, because life finally stops being all about the money. Even drinking yourself to death in proper punk fashion or hippie jam sessions complete with tribal drumming, sex, and fire shows are easier to manage with a pocketful of cash. From: Beer & Meth: Inside Capitalist Czech RepublicPage 30

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Idea-Makers

Idea-Makers

The origin of the term “idea-making” is unclear. It probably originated at the turn of the millennium, when we first started hearing of easy success. Stories of billionaires who got their breakthrough from just one idea have found their way into even the remotest bars on earth. It seems that fame and wealth have never been as close to the bar fly’s table as they are now. You can hear unemployed youngsters from Kamchatka to Kenya shouting at their parents, “I don’t need a job, I’m going to sell my ideas to big companies!” From the book: Beer & Meth:...

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