Ten really dumb ideas of mankind #3: "It's the economy, stupid!"
- 28th August 2007
- J. Davy Crockett III
This dumb idea was a very popular campaign slogan a few years ago, and it is a commonly held belief today. In our consumer-based economic system, which runs on credit or borrowed money, the general state of the economy is important for the well-being of its citizens. But, when this is the case, the emphasis is all wrong and our collective sense of values goes...