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people be like "lol they invested all their money in flowers causing an economic collapse?"

but then go invest money in "mortgage-backed securities"

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@SeanAloysiusOBrien

Reading "Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" (a 19th century book on the tulip bubble, and a bunch of other bubbles) protected me from the mortgage crash and every dot-com crash.

Bubbles are sooo damn common, and people fall for them every time.

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