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  •  Veblen is sui generis (2+ / 0-)
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    macdust, techno

    Not only was he a brilliant sociologist/economist, but he had a wonderfully snarky sense of humor, Something completely lacking from the bootlicking suck-ups of the Milton Friedman ilk.

    •  Veblen funny?? (1+ / 0-)
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      macdust

      Try this:
      "Football is to physical culture what bullfighting is to agriculture."

      Now try watching the Super Bowl without giggling.

      Nothing is fool-proof to a sufficiently talented fool

      by techno on Fri Feb 23, 2007 at 04:23:33 AM PST

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