How did this spaz ever get to be chairman of the FSA?
\”I think some of it is socially useless activity,\” he said, referring to the complex financial instruments that have largely been blamed for triggering the biggest global financial crisis in decades.
I think Big Brother on TV is socially useless but that doesn\’t mean I advocate higher taxes upon those who produce it or partake of it.
Absolutely everyone thinks that some activity or other is socially useless but the definition of a free society is one where we tolerate people doing things which we regard as such. The moment we discriminate between activities on the basis of what we \”think\” about them we lose that essence of being a free society.
Or as the Daily Mash puts it:
ACROSS the UK the search has begun for a business that is socially useful.