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  •  Economics has rarely been much else. (3+ / 0-)
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    divineorder, Jimdotz, George3

    Even before it was called economics, or anyone imagined there was anything scientific about it. What passed for economic theory in the 14th century depended on divine revelation in order to explain why the rich deserved what they had, and why trying reorganize things was flying in the face of the natural order.

    Plus ca change.

    To put the torture behind us is, inevitably, to put it in front of us.

    by UntimelyRippd on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 06:20:38 AM PDT

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