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If you want to know how the world REALLY works, you must understand the counter-intuitive parts of life. Is it true that the better you know someone before marrying them, the better chance the marriage has of surviving? Should you postpone making an investment until you are 100% sure? Do you know what lies beyond the furthest star in the universe? What! You don’t? Edgar Allan Poe wrote The Raven while living in Baltimore—hence the name of the football team lucky enough to have Lamar Jackson. H. G. Wells wrote The Time Machine. What did both these writers understand that you don’t? Clue: Jewish mathematician, Hermann Minkowski and his student, Albert Einstein both knew it as well. And you need to know it too. Knowing this thing helps in understanding something terribly important: The views of money and marriage that I lay before you today spring from the reliable soil of ancient Jewish wisdom. It is a radical view. Money and marriage are doomed to fade away into mere shadows and only a kind of union of the two will preserve and independent reality. Don’t be a tennis ball floating down the gutter of life.