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Patient discussion about economics

Q. how do you lift your spirit during those tough days of economic depression?

A. just find an activity that will take your mind off things.(i.e.)fishing,games,puzzles,camping,etc.

Q. how come depression became so common??? is it because the great economic crises ...? because i get the feeling that it has been like that for a while ...

A. That's an eye opening list. I have read most of Kurt Vonnegut's books. He really went through hell on earth during the allied bombing of Dresden in World War II as a prisoner of war. He had been captured at the Battle of the Bulge. That was no cakewalk.

Overwhelming circumstances. Things happen that are too much to rationalize. They happen to us all. Deaths, accidents, tragedies, illnesses, losses, being a victim of crimes or injustices, war, seeing people die, witnessing horrible things... that list can go on and on. We humans are fragile, have limitations, and we break.

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Economic theory, with its shareholder-value maxim, drew affirmation from the market and the constant rise in share prices.
In order to be able to apply simple economic propositions to widely disparate real-world contexts, it is necessary to recognize the particularities of these disparate contexts--otherwise the relevance of these simple propositions of economic theory will be overlooked or denied.
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The subject of chapter 8, Thomas Traherne's economic theory, begins with the Aristotelian supposition that there are two approaches to the world: a benign one in which natural teleology is inviolate and a malign one in which teleology is violated when use value is usurped by exchange value.
Why is it that contrary to the best economic theory, despite a stock market collapse that wiped out values the equivalent of 90 percent of GDP, despite growing current account and budget deficits, despite the massive body blow of September 11, despite a momentary decline of its exchange rate, despite (an admittedly mild) recession, and despite two major wars, the U.
It seems to be flying in the face of economic theory.
The problem I see with his line of argument, however is that it assumes that economic theory should trump all other considerations.
Adam Smith, a father of modern economic theory, felt the same way.