Meeting the Wolf at the door

There were two types of people in this world, Jordan Belfort told his audience of 3,000 at the RDS in Dublin last week. The ducks and the eagles.

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
1st June, 2014
Jordan Belfort in full flow at the RDS last week. Picture: College Times

There were two types of people in this world, Jordan Belfort told his audience of 3,000 at the RDS in Dublin last week. The ducks and the eagles.

“And the ducks will always tell you about the rules,” he said, before launching into an ear-splittingly nasal, Queens-inflected duck quack.

Those ducks, presumably, were the same people Belfort was describing when he derided the aphorism that money is the root of all evil. “People who...

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