Bankman-Fried was worshiped by much of the media when skepticism might have been better:

Is Sam Bankman-Fried, the disheveled, media-hungry founder, a sociopath, as some are beginning to say? Or a product of a worldview called effective altruism, which might encourage people to lie, cheat or steal their way to a fortune – so long as it’s for a good cause?

Source: Who’s Who in the FTX Inner Circle

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