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About the latest round of nonsense in Athens


So what do I have to say about the financial nonsense going on at
the moment behind closed doors, and the violent nonsense going on
outdoors?… I’ll just let someone else say it for me:

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and
fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full
of doubts.” – Bertrand Russell

If you’re angry enough, buy this book:

Globalization and Its Discontents

By the way, welcome to the IMF nightmare. Excuse me while I say “I
told you so” yet again (yes, I know it’s irritating, but I won’t
apologise). Oh, here’s a thought I had 4 years ago which, depressingly,
is relevant again:

“Modern society is not something that happens to us, we
all created it, we are all its shepherds, we are all responsible for
it, and we will all be held accountable for it by our children” – Me,

…there’s no such thing as a free lunch…

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