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How Warren Buffett Won His Multi-Million Dollar Long Bet

Buffett’s wager is a lesson in taking the Long View

This year, Warren Buffett won his multi-million dollar, decade-long Long Bet.

From the preacher warning that the day of reckoning is nigh, to the sports analyst prognosticating about the outcome of next week’s big game, to the fortune teller calling for hard times in Mercury retrograde, predictions are pervasive, but accountability is rare. That the vast…




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Ahmed Kabil

Ahmed Kabil

Editor, The Long Now Foundation. Stories in OneZero, GEN, LEVEL, Timeline. Say hi: med@well.com

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