Capitalism Makes Markets More Efficient For Those In The Market

Someday I want to do a series of posts, attempting to unpack how free market capitalist ideology evolved. There are some interesting characters who have stepped forward and said things about markets that seem just flat-out goofy, to me – such as Hayek’s unsupported insisting that any regulation of capitalism results in totalitarian “serfdom” for the people.

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Hell Is A Ship

Boats and ships scare me. That dates back to a particularly difficult English Channel crossing in the 1960s, when my dad thought it’d be cool to take the train to Dover from London, then the Dover/Calais ferry, and the train to Paris.

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Copyright Issues and Redress

Andreas Avester is having to deal with someone stealing his art and using it as a commercial logo. [http://blamscoon.e-monsite.com/] What’s sad is that they could have commissioned a logo from Andreas, like I did, and gotten a superb piece of art that they could use without headaches. But, people are just ignorant about copyright and, thanks to Google, youtube, Instagram, etc., it’s a huge problem for artists.

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