1622. 

Marx wanted to get rid of the structures of society so that could people could interact with each other in a free spirit. Striking how close that sounds to the equilibrium model proposed in general economics. Yet the ideal of the market in mainstream economics is highly controlled by regulation, inequality, monopoly and advertising. In a true equilibrium …

1621. The newness of human knowledge and impact on economics and politics.

The focus on the human  species rather than just the national good is quite new. Leading political thought has only slowly turned from military and economic leadership to develop and protect the people of one country rather than all the people. It required new knowledge in comparative religion an, new awareness of other ways of life …

1620. Fresh start. …and the first democratic debate.

My blog at dougcarmichael.com has too many security issues taking too much time. So back to wordpress.com.There is still quite a bit of info there that is not (yet) here. I will keep the numbering going. The last post at the old site is http://www.dougcarmichael.com/blog/1619-debate/ 1619. Debate All seemed smarter than the republicans except maybe Trump …

and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will move to lay off as many as 10,000 state workers if lawmakers fail to pass a plan to close California's nearly $42-billion deficit by the end of the week, an administration spokesman said this morning.

adding a new post As Smith pointed out: “The government of an exclusive company of merchants, is, perhaps, the worst of all governments.” [570