Billionaires are basically Bond villains – just look at their spending habits

From building their own cities to plotting to conquer space, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Douw Steyn have a lot in common with movie bad guys

11 August 2019 - 00:07 By

Money is like a drug. If you're not careful both will have you chewing a very different type of cud with an unctuous stranger just so you can get a bit more.

It's much harder to overdose on money, but an excess of it does have a strange effect. Once the numbers in your bank account begin to resemble a light year written out in kilometres, it's only a matter of time before your long-dormant Bond villain comes to the surface...

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