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Old 30 May 2017, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by thorny locust View Post
If you just add sunshine, that's pretty much what economies are actually built on, when it really comes down to it.
Lewis Black went on a truly inspired tirade about how 'great' Capitalism was in one of his shows, and how some economists try to sell it to the rest of us.

To paraphrase a line from the one-man play, "Give 'em Hell, Harry!":

If you laid economists end to end, they'd point in all directions.
(*Economies are packaged cool aid, economists just tell you where to find the water.)

*ETA to add the part from Lewis Black, which somehow disappeared from the post as I was typing it.
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