Re: Do machines add value?
On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 3:40 PM <gilschaeffer82@...> wrote:
On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 11:38 AM, Tom Walker wrote:
AMEN to that ---
Anecdote --- My father Abel Meeropol was a communist in the 1930s while a NYC public school teacher. (He never got fired --- he moved to California to be a full time writer in 1945). He participated in a study group and they were supposed to read CAPITAL. He piped up -- "I know the workers are exploited, why do I actually have to read this?" The "discussion leader" put him on report for insubordination!!
It's only those of us who made the "choice" to study and teach Economics that have to read that --- there are much more readily accessible versions of the analysis that tell the same story --