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  •  Its even worse than that (11+ / 0-)

    Have you ever noticed that people who have complete faith in Adam Smith couldn't quote anything from the Wealth of Nations other than "invisible hand"?
        Very few free market fundamentalists have ever read the book.

      It's exactly like christian fundamentalists. They believe the Bible is the word of God, but if you ever ask them about the Council of Nicea all you will get is a blank look.

     Both are religions in that they depend on both complete faith and ignorance of what they believe in.

    None are so hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free. The truth has been kept from the depth of their minds by masters who rule them with lies. -Johann von Goethe

    by gjohnsit on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 05:39:34 PM PST

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    •  “People of the same trade seldom meet together, (3+ / 0-)
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      even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.”  Adam Smith

      If you don't have a seat at the table, you're probably on the menu.

      by CarolinNJ on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 07:15:27 PM PST

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