2221. Words and economics

To show the need for rethinking, 
“As the economist Robert Heilbroner once summarized the conventional wisdom, capitalism “is not sacred but secular” and “would be impossible in a sacralized world to which men would relate with awe and veneration.’

Excerpt From: Eugene McCarraher. “How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity.” Apple Books. 

Which is just wrong on Heilbroner’s part.. Capital comes from the birth of a new calf, cap, head, and what could be more sacred, more related to awe and venerations than the process of birth ? Capital is the next generation. Veneration comes from Venus, the goddess of love and sexuality, desire.


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