Monday, April 13, 2009

10 Demolition Balls of Economic Destruction

These are some of the 10 most dangerous intellectual demolition balls that have been used to wreak economic destruction:
  1. An Essay on the Principle of Population (1826, 6th edition) by Thomas Robert Malthus
  2. Das Kapital: Vol. I (1867), Vol. II (1885), Vol. III (1894) by Karl Marx
  3. The General Theory Of Employment, Interest And Money (1936) by John Maynard Keynes
  4. The Affluent Society (1958) by John Kenneth Galbraith
  5. Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson
  6. Economic theory and Underdeveloped Regions (1965) by Gunnar Myrdal
  7. Neocolonialism: The Last Stage of Imperialism (1965) by Kwame Nkrumah
  8. The Little Red Book (1966) by Mao Zedong
  9. Animal Liberation (1975) by Peter Singer
  10. Profit over People: Neolibralism and Global Order (1999) by Noam Chomsky
Dishonourable mention:
See also: 10 Pillars of Economic Freedom

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