Wanting the wrong things

April 13, 2007

A post at Mind the Gap (link via EconLog). Here’s a quote:

Like chess or painting or writing novels, making money is a very specialized skill. But for some reason we treat this skill differently. No one complains when a few people surpass all the rest at playing chess or writing novels, but when a few people make more money than the rest, we get editorials saying this is wrong.

It’s an interesting article, well worth reading in its entirety.

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