Reply to post: Re: economic system presupposes that humans always behave greedily and dishonestly

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Tom 13

Re: economic system presupposes that humans always behave greedily and dishonestly

Not quite right.

What it presupposes is that there exist greedy and dishonest humans who will actively seek to pervert the system and that their perturbations of the systems are likely to be sufficiently large as to overpower the otherwise honest people in the system.

Unfortunately, those greedy and dishonest people have managed to take over the systems originally designed with the thought of keeping them in check.

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