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Given the track record of "finance, the brain of the economy" in the allocation of capital and the determination of the direction and pace of investment and the rate of money creation... don't you think the economy needs a brain transplant?

Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jun 19th, 2011 at 10:21:49 AM EST
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I think a brain implant would be more appropriate. "Finance as the brain" always seems to have its rational, judgemental and predictive functions sidelined by orgiastic biochemicals released by ongoing and never ending greed.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Jun 22nd, 2011 at 09:07:16 AM EST
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