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  1. and the quote from Adam Smith alongside on the web-site:

    “The statesman who should attempt to direct private people in what manner they ought to employ their capitals would not only load himself with a most unnecessary attention, but assume an authority which could safely be trusted, not only to no single person, but to no council or senate whatever, and which would nowhere be so dangerous as in the hands of a man who had folly and presumption enough to fancy himself fit to exercise it. -Adam Smith”

    Given that Gordon Brown is fond of proclaiming his admiration for his fellow Kirkcaldian, it is an intriguing reflection on either his complete lack of self-awareness or total hypocrisy.

  2. “The outstanding fact of intellectual history of the last hundred years is the struggle against economics” –

    And a very noble and worthy struggle it is as well. It give some of us a reason for getting out of bed in the morning.

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