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The Kings of the World

Anonymous10715 Wrote: May 14, 2012 2:40 PM
sadly, this happens not only Economics, but in social sciences as a whole. I know, as I happen to be a social scientist myself.... :-)

They walk where no mortals dare. They face challenges that melt the resolve of ordinary people. They fearlessly stride the pathways of the world, towering over the feeble masses. Commoners worship them as gods, without whom their lives would dissipate into madness and chaos. Who are these giants that rule the world and whose wisdom is essential to our daily existence? They are economists.

Obtain a PhD in economics and you immediately achieve superhuman understanding of the world. Others gain respect and knowledge through years of study and experience, but economists alone become gods; true modern-day oracles. And among them are...