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Tech 9 Donating Member (179 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-07-07 10:14 PM
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153. Good lord
first we're talking about Darwinism, and the unspoken bugaboo of Survival of the Fittest, now we're talking about system dynamics and the effects of micro behavior on macropopulations. Which is very nice, I'm sure. But it happens to have no legitimate empirical or theoretical foundations. Unless you buy the Austrian crap about methodological individualism. I would love to see a basis for that, Google doesn't seem to help much..

That stuff is just a bunch of mathematical arcane-isms designed to lend the smell of legitimacy to a bunch of coffee-house agenda driven "theorizing". Why didn't you just link me to a syllabus for a course in Game Theory?

Secondly, now you've decided that only capitalism can produce innovation and that the only important driver of change should be what consumers want. By then using imprecise language (this constitutes "change") you brand Marx a static thinker stuck in the mud and manage to link this all back to your crazy evolutionary genetic modeling.

How is that not more backwards rationale like that exposed in the OP?
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