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There is also the possibility that the private planning system will pursue interests that are orthogonal to the public interest, rather than directly aligned or opposed to it. All it requires for them to be a net benefit is that, on average, they do not work directly against the public interest.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Feb 25th, 2011 at 05:42:59 AM EST
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That would also be nice, but given the effectiveness of the commercial corporate sector as an externalizing machine, equally counterfactual.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Fri Feb 25th, 2011 at 06:36:12 AM EST
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