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Frameshift - Chapters 36-43 Summary & Analysis

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Using stationery with the Human Genome Project letterhead, Pierre writes to Bullen and tells him there's been a breakthrough that could "revolutionize" actuarial science, and that he'd like to share it with the insurance executive. Bullen welcomes them into his office, offers them drinks and tells Molly how beautiful she is. Pierre tells Bullen his company has a "very low" rate of major claims payments; Bullen responds that Condor has been "very lucky." But, Pierre challenges his statement by saying that more is involved than luck.

Pierre quotes Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman to the effect that corporate executives have no other responsibilities to their stockholders other than to make as much money as possible and stay within the law. Pierre says that staying within the law is a very hard thing to do. Bullen becomes agitated and tells Pierre that he thought...

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