We Will Grow the Economy By Shrinking It

Date: 5 Aug 2011 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Throughout human history societies have been informed and instructed by the superstitions of their age. For thousands of years we believed a single person–a king, a pharaoh, a high priest– should have life and death power over us. Any other social structure was unthinkable. We believed the gods that brought drought could be appeased only by animal and, sometimes, human sacrifice. Today these superstitions seem ridiculous. How could thinking people ever have believed such preposterous notions?… Read More