Thursday, 5 December 2019

"People such as Trump, Sanders, Rubio, & Warren – and those who are enchanted by the sorts of things that such people say and write – are ignorant of what percolates and hums so productively beneath what the eyes of such myopic people perceive" #QotD



"People such as Trump, Sanders, Rubio, and Warren – or Gabriel Zucman, Oren Cass, George Monbiot, and Tucker Carlson – and those who are enchanted by the sorts of things that such people say and write, are utterly ignorant of what percolates and hums so productively beneath what the eyes of such myopic people perceive...
    "The portion of an iceberg looming silently beneath the surface of the water is nothing as compared to the portion of the market economy that is beneath the economy’s ‘surface’ – the supply chains, the financial flows, the incredible specialization, the engineering talent, the marketing skills, the management genius, the gumption and drive and determination of ordinary men and women. And the complexity of the iceberg is non-existent compared to the complexity of the modern economy."
          ~ Don Boudreaux, from his post 'If I Could Draw...'  
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