Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Tom Friedman on the Rational Lazy Worker

Lindsay at Majikthise has a good post objecting to Tom Friedman's placing the blame for Americans' economic woes on their own moral lassitude. I'm skeptical in general of this kind of disdain for the general populace. But it is particularly rich that Friedman's delusional neoliberal economic ideology relies in no small part on the assumption that people behave rationally in making economic decisions in their lives. Rational but lacking in moral fiber, I guess.e

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