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OK, here are some of my thoughts...

1) WEB has never said that he is trying to maximize shareholder value. Read the owner's manual - item 11 clearly says they will do things that reduce financial performance.

2) WEB has referred to BRK as his Sistine Chapel. It is to be a shining work of art for the ages. This is very different from simply creating shareholder value.

3) WEB and Charlie clearly believe they know how to make capitalism work properly and rationally, and want to prove it in a big way.

4) 3G provides an interesting counterpoint, and an intriguing opportunity. Also when I read the WSJ article about them, the word that kept ringing in my head was oligarchy.

5) Charlie told his heirs never to be so stupid as to sell the stock.

Bottom line, there is a whole planet out there and I think I see the potential for a new world order. Which inning do you think we are in? I doubt we are past the 3rd.
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