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I found this documentary exquisitely honest and compelling.
Though I believed it intellectually, this documentary gave me the emotional experience that money, wealth and those who seek it are merely expressing a deep rooted human need. To be recognised. To be validated.
But more importantly, it is only at the point of achieving it that we arrive at the cusp of greed.
I will be watching it again. Its rich tapestry demands it.
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