sdoonan Wrote:
Nov 14, 2012 9:37 AM
--It seems like if the merchant didn't charge more for the bread, but began to split the loaves up and give only portions to everyone, to prevent hoarding and spread a thin resource to as many struggling people as possible, would be a better solution than the merchant just being concerned about his own profit, taking advantage of a situation that is bad for everyone else but--like a windfall--good for him.