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"Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar."
"In any architecture, there is an equity between the pragmatic function and the symbolic function."
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"Imagine if the pension funds and endowments that own much of the equity in our financial services companies demanded that those companies revisit the way mortgages were marketed to those without adequate skills to understand the products they were being sold. Management would have to change the way things were done."
"I delivered lectures, and I was also a consultant for international companies in finance, both private equity and big venture capital funds."
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