Master of the Universe

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Master of the Universe

1. Literally, the supreme being; God. One must always keep in mind the designs and desires of the Master of the Universe if one wishes to enter into heaven in the afterlife.
2. By extension, an extremely powerful, successful, or wealthy person, especially someone working on Wall Street in the US financial sector. John liked to think of himself as a self-styled Master of the Universe after earning his first million playing the stock market.
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Soros, who also warned of the formation of alliances between authoritarian states and tech giants, said, "The owners of the platform giants consider themselves the masters of the universe, but in fact they are slaves to preserving their dominant position.
BaerAEs older brother primed his interest in Masters of the Universe from birth, with the theme song a constant anthem in his home.
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On balance, Masters of the Universe does a masterful job telling one of the most important intellectual and policymaking stories of the twentieth century.
If those charges are found to have a basis, then they reinforce what most small businesses think about the banking industry in general and the Fred the Shred masters of the universe at RBS who caused the 2008 crash in particular.
Neoliberalism transformed British, American, and global politics," argues Daniel Stedman Jones in Masters of the Universe.
According to the British Association of Toy Retailers Toy of the Year list the Rubik's cube, below, dominated in 1980 and 81, Star Wars toys took over in 82 and 83, followed by Masters of the Universe in 1984.
Do they genuinely think they are masters of the universe or does their self-obsession mask a hidden feeling of inferiority and self-doubt?
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So many public school and university educated politicians believe they are masters of the universe.
Hester, alluding to negative sentiments against bankers, said that '(bankers) thought they were masters of the universe, when they should have been servants of the customer.
EXTREME MONEY: MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE AND THE CULT OF RISK uses over thirty years of the author's personal experience in global finance to reveal the dangerous money games that have fostered fake growth and wealth while endangering jobs and the world's economic climate.
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