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Why the Future Doesn't Get Funded



Why be concerned about the future? Will not the future take care of itself? After all, have we not gotten along just fine without being explicitly concerned with the future? 3,356 more words


A Disgusting Morbidity

When the accumulation of wealth is no longer of high social importance, there will be great changes in the code of morals. We shall be able to rid ourselves of many of the pseudo-moral principles which have hag-ridden us for two hundred years, by which we have exalted some of the most distasteful human qualities into the position of the highest virtues.

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20th Century

My first six months in the Liberal Democrats...

“If cannot find a home by the principle of attraction, he must find one by the principle of repulsion and go to those whom he dislikes least, rather than stay out in the cold.” …

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Making the Case for Higher Inflation? Krugman’s Cockamamie Economics

Making the Case for Higher Inflation? Krugman’s Cockamamie Economics
by JBS President John F. McManus

A correct definition of inflation, something increasingly hard to find, appeared in “Webster’s New 20th Century Unabridged Dictionary (1957)”. 591 more words

Once doubt begins it spreads rapidly.

If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid.


The love of money as a possession — as distinguished from the love of money as a means to the enjoyments and realities of life — will be recognised for what it is, a somewhat disgusting morbidity

– John Maynard Keynes 1883 – 1946

Too Much Corporate Influence

Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.

The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. 86 more words


Lobbying America

Lobbying America -
The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA
By Benjamin C. Waterhouse
Princeton University Press – £27.95

Whilst living in America, I remember reading an article in… 687 more words