[ExI] Belief in Market Efficiency

spike spike66 at att.net
Sat Jan 31 04:34:30 UTC 2009

> Subject: Re: [ExI] Belief in Market Efficiency
> From: "Damien Broderick" <thespike at satx.rr.com> 
> > At 03:16 PM 1/30/2009 -0700, Thomas wrote contra regulation:
> >
> >>Free market traders with education, enlightenment and refinement
> >>(civilized) have the advantage over savages.
> >
> > And, until 150 years ago, often owned them as chattels. (Or 
> were those not free market traders?)

The slavers were not free market traders, for there was the threat of force
of government to discourage the chattel from rising up and slaying their
"owners."  True free markets assume every person equal and free.  


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