[PD] [OT] free market

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Wed Oct 26 17:10:03 CEST 2011

Le 2011-10-26 à 07:58:00, Jonathan Wilkes a écrit :

> From the context, I thought it was clear that this is what you meant 
> when you used the term (people also call this "free market 
> fundamentalism").

Well, I basically could guess, but I consider that use of the term to be 
abusive. But there are lots of variations of opinion and even more ways of 
stating it and I wanted to know what Simon would come up with.

> It's not a set of principles, but a rhetorical technique that company A 
> uses to publicly rail against regulation X, which doesn't benefit them, 
> while quietly lobbying for regulation Y, which does.  It's more 
> persuasive than saying, "One dollar one vote."

Interesting. I haven't heard it that way before.

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