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Journal: Piketty is sort of a modern false prophet 2

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The book that is all the rage on the left is a dense economic tome called Capital in the 21st Century by a French and Marxist economics professor called Thomas Piketty. It epitomizes cargo cult economics well blended with the vice of greed and a disregard for the whole "thou shalt not covet" thing that somebody important once warned us about. It also has a lo

Comment: Two related points (Score 1) 1

by smitty_one_each (#46831027) Attached to: IQ Tests
(a) The modern Borg mentality doesn't want anyone "feeling bad" for anything. The Peter Pan principle of eternal childhood helps keep the peasants on the plantation.
(b) Finding some genetic basis to blame a "feeling bad" event upon is a source of tremendous political power.

"The chain which can be yanked is not the eternal chain." -- G. Fitch

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