Re: the problems of nonmarket economies

From: Randall Randall (
Date: Mon Dec 24 2001 - 14:53:13 MST

From: Mark Walker (
Date: Sat Dec 22 2001 - 22:57:52 MST

>Damien, Damien, Damien, how dare you mock in this the most holy season of
>the market. You may find it hard to believe that a free market economy just
>happens to be the most efficient and the most fair, but this only reveals
>your lack of true faith and your panglossian nature. Oh sure, technology may
>be able to fix minor problems like death and disease and alter our human
>nature, but we know a priori technology could never fix the problems of
> nonmarket economies. As penance I politely suggest 7 hail markets.

But of *course* technology can fix the problems of nonmarket economies!

The technology that we can use to do this is known as "the market". :)

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