Love the latest xkcd comic:
In three frames xkcd indicts central planning with the single line that, “People are complicated!”
Why is this simple truth so hard to understand? If people are complicated, so are all systems of human interaction (i.e. markets, government, relationships, etc.). And it doesn’t stop there, of course: all dynamic systems are complicated.
It shouldn’t be a surprise that the simple-minded solutions of central planners fail to manage such unpredictable complexity. So why are they even trying?
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And you wonder how some of these people got their jobs.
I’m feeling secure already with them at the helm running our economy. 🙂