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Help me understand why a billionaire would want to risk his good life to become part owner of a drug empire?


Seriously.

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To become an even bigger Billionaire.

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Never underestimate the perceived need for those with lots of money to have even more.

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Because it sounds cool. No legitimate billionaire would take that risk.

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Not true billionaires become billionaires because they takes risks I suggest you do your home work and you would see this investing safe doesn't really make you anything.

The other thing you could see it's not all about the money but the power this is sort of explained in the film.

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As for this movie, the tag line (I meant plot) required it.

Billionaires take calculated risks.

I am open to being educated - Please list the billionaires who made their money legally then went into drug dealing. Credible sources please, not Joe's Conspiracy Site, etc.

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They never said billionaires don't take risks, just that it would seem unlikely that one would take this particular risk...

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Go back and think about Jeffrey Epstein for example.

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Epstein was in the drug business?

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As a way to manipulate and control relationships.

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So he wasn't running a drug empire, but using drugs he bought. He was a pimp. Not the same in the least.

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Honest debate amongst my friends, did Eddie Marsan’s character “Big Dave” give it to the pig or did the pig give it to Big Dave?

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Big Dave gave it to the pig as a pigs dick is like a cork screw and doubt could of got into Dave plus probably would of killed him if tried to mount Dave due to the size etc.

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The whole point of the business being sold was that the understanding of the Marijuana growing/selling was going to become legal in a few years so he was capitalising on it now and buying into an already established business although illegal for now but once legalised he would of made even more billions!

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there you go, you got the answer lad.

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