Category Archives: Economy, business, and consumerism

Thoughts on “Democratic vanguardism” and the need to force things to happen – revealing a failing of the democratic condition

Here is a thought I had: There is something which I often jokingly call “Democratic vanguardism”.  Basically, this amounts to trying to force things to happen so that they will go according to the theory of Democracy.  In this way, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on consumerism – aspects of its qualities, its importance, and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I have always felt that consumerism has been under rated.  It seems, to me, that consumerism has been one of the most important creations in the past several hundred years.  I think its actually had … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the myth of America’s economy – the ‘post WWII boom’

I am no expert on economy but I was always under the impression that the U.S. has developed something of a myth about its own economy.  This myth, unfortunately, has become part of its national identity, which  means it will … Continue reading

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