Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I ONLY bring up Veblen because you seem to have reached similar conclusions.  If you cannot cut through the 19th century language, I see your point.

As for the so-called "rational" choice crowd, I find their worldview less convincing than that of a Southern Baptist.  At least the Baptists know how to make music ;-)

"Remember the I35W bridge--who needs terrorists when there are Republicans"

by techno (reply@elegant-technology.com) on Tue Jul 17th, 2007 at 03:47:19 PM EST
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