The following was written in 1990 by Michael Thomas for an essay titled "The Money Game."
In such conditions time itself breaks up into discrete parts. An enterprise that may have sunk its roots in commerce and community over a century can be disassembled by a takeover artist in a matter of weeks. Continuum means nothing. Relationships mean nothing. The modern financier lives and dies by the transaction. Each day is wholly new, the wheel subject to endless reinvention. There is no need for coherence because there is no advantage for coherence Action is all , , , Critical judgment is neutered by celebrity, censure collapses in the face of success."