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What accounts for the extraordinary rise of Amazon, and what does that rise tell us about ourselves?

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Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon, is illuminated by a display screen at the introduction of the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Paperwhite in Santa Monica, Calif., Sept. 6, 2012.

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