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Invisible Hands Grasping Straws

Posted by: Quincunx on October 21, 1999 at 00:23:45:

In Reply to: how to grasp an ineffable posted by bill on October 20, 1999 at 17:50:37:

G: :Strange mixture, not some cheap jibe at suggesting someone who is pro-free market must be doing so based upon faith?

b: The free-market theology consists in the faith that an "invisible hand" will insure that a greater social good will result from the free play of capitalist market forces.

: Capitalists confuse money with wealth.

Qx:And misquote Adam Smith for their own ends.

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