“practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influences, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist.”

I just love the heading of this post.  It is from John Maynard Keynes who wrote it in his The General Theory (New York, Harcourt Brace and World, 1964), p. 383.  I was prompted to check it out when the quote was used in the opening of a post by members of the Economic Society of Singapore about the white paper on population that was passed by the Singapore Parliament on Feb 8 2013.

I think the post sufficiently debunks the myths propagated by the white paper and I hope that the government will be bold enough to take into consideration and not brush it off.

Please do read that post – https://www.evernote.com/shard/s1/sh/d85ef79d-0582-4c59-992a-1e8ecbc22359/eedb54998c8619cc3613d4c30c85afd3 – it is worth your time.

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