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  •  Keynes' line about the casino economy fits even (5+ / 0-)

    better:

    When the capital development of a country becomes a by-product of the activities of a casino, the job is likely to be ill-done, JM Keynes, General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money Ch 12, p142 in Google Book edition, Atlantic Publishers
    The main differences between Wall Street (even post-Dodd/Frank) and Las Vegas are that you know what the odds are in the latter locale, and they have better floor shows.  

    Some men see things as they are and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?

    by RFK Lives on Tue Sep 17, 2013 at 12:40:50 PM PDT

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