A Economia é a Ciência Social do Amor

Do blog de Mike Norman:

Liberalism is based on individualism, and individualism is based on self-interest. Conventional economics assumes “microfoundations,” that is, that economic behavior is the outcome of individuals’ choices based on self-interest.

Love assumes relationship of individuals based on mutual appreciation and concern. Altruism defined as putting the interest of others above one’s individual satisfaction is only possible for the enlightened, who are rare in human society. Most liberal nations are countries whose heritage is Christian, and it is quite evident that those living up to the gospels are rare.

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