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Ill Fares the Land: A Treatise on Our Present Discontents. Tony Judt (2011)

March 26, 2013

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“However, far from inhering in the nature of capitalism itself, values such as these derived from longstanding religious or communitarian practices. Sustained by traditional restraints and the continuing authority of secular and ecclesiastical elites, capitalism’s ‘invisible hand’ benefited from the flattering illusion that it unerringly corrected for the moral shortcomings of its practitioners.”

[op. cit., p. 38]

Manuel J. Matos‘s insight:

Somethings to think about …

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(versão portuguesa: http://www.wook.pt/ficha/um-tratado-sobre-os-nossos-actuais-descontentamentos/a/id/9857711)

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