The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, & Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers

The Worldly Philosophersby Robert L. Heilbroner

This book isn’t too difficult to read as I’ve thought it would be. The title was initially intimidating as I got it off some lecture slides at Universität Hamburg. Yes… I did – it was a wild card search. But it paid off for me. I couldn’t stop reading it everywhere I go.

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Der Schrei

von Edvard Munch…

Ich habe immer gedacht,, dass dieses Bild von van Gogh gemalt war! :mrgreen:

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Der Erlkönig Von Johann Wolfgang Von Geothe

From Albert Sterner

Wer reitet so spät durch Nacht und Wind;
Es ist der Vater mit seinem Kind;

Er hat den Knaben wohl in dem Arm;
Er faßt ihn sicher, er hält ihn warm.

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Man is the creature of circumstances

“And who makes the circumstances but man himself?

The world is not inevitably good or bad but to the extent that we make it so.”

~ John Stuart Mill, philosopher ~

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The Malthusian Theory

From: http://keepittrill.blogspot.com/2008/10/katrina-victims-and-gator-food.html

From http://keepittrill.blogspot.com/2008/10/katrina-victims-and-gator-food.html

Thomas Robert Malthus once presented a gloomy view of the world… that if population persists in its boom, nature, and eventually the whole of mankind, must definitely suffer because of the finite amount of resources that are available to feed the infinitely increasing number of mouths (excluding those of the animal kingdom).

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