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JWilliamCupp: Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. -John Kenneth Galbraith-

callherleo: ♥️ I think I’m going to take a break from any artwork tonight and start this instead. I may have found it in the “History’s Worst Hits Section.” :) The Great Crash 1929: Galbraith, John Kenneth: 9780547248165:

DKellerCMT: "If people are sufficiently persuaded of their own wizardry or that of others, they and their money will be separated." -John Kenneth Galbraith

supermode_: “The function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

taobanker: "The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled." John Kenneth Galbraith

FI_imagineer: There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don't know, and those who don't know they don't know. -- John Kenneth Galbraith

ebcapital: "We have two classes of forecasters: those who don't know and those who don't know they don't know," - John Kenneth Galbraith

markwc: Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

edrea20: There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know. – John Kenneth Galbraith

supermode_: This quote hits home: “The function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” John Kenneth Galbraith

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ericwilbanks: Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. ~John Kenneth Galbraith

NickDrakon: There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know. – John Kenneth Galbraith

TihoBrkan: “Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.” — John Kenneth Galbraith

Chykere: “Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory” - John Kenneth Galbraith

tcmwealth: “There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

Griboyedov1: Galbraith's Law, coined by John Kenneth Galbraith, states that everyone who says four times that they will not resign, will. Kwasi Kwarteng has just said it for the first time.

chasbottom: On April 1, 1963, John Kenneth Galbraith advised JFK the only solution in Vietnam was diplomatic, in 1964 McNamara concluded the war in Vietnam could not be won.

gcommking: The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” – John Kenneth Galbraith

treehcapital: “Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.” ― John Kenneth Galbraith

antoSnorkling: The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

talhakitweets: "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. - John Kenneth Galbraith DESERVING WINNER MAREEHA

GttgTrades: Some quotes never grow irrelevant: “The first is the extreme brevity of the financial memory. In consequence, financial disaster is quickly forgotten.” ― John Kenneth Galbraith, A Short History of Financial Euphoria

raveon49: The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

BmdCapital: There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know. – John Kenneth Galbraith

OrganicPeoplePR: JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH in The Affluent Society argued brilliantly for a redistribution of income to end the poverty of public services. Iona Station, Canada. Cambridge, MA. (October 15th, 1908- April 29th, 2006.)

Donkeystock1: Over all history, money has oppressed nearly all people in one of two ways: either it has been abundant and very unreliable, or reliable and very scarce. — John Kenneth Galbraith

astroeric12: "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof." - John Kenneth Galbraith

Non_Aggression: "The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral philosophy: that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." - John Kenneth Galbraith

treehcapital: “The worst continued to worsen. What looked one day like the end proved on the next day to have been only the beginning. Nothing could have been more ingeniously designed to maximize the suffering...” ― John Kenneth Galbraith, The Great Crash of 1929

brucedaisley: “Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.” John Kenneth Galbraith Great quotation from this week’s FT ‘Working It’ podcast.

WizardBot666: Adults Who edits the John Kenneth Galbraith THE PARATHEO-ANAMETAMYSTIKHOOD OF DYNAMIC DISCORD. HAIL DISCORDIA! find that

Mayhem247Ai: “Over all history, [money] has oppressed nearly all people in one of two ways: either it has been abundant and very unreliable, or reliable and very scarce.” — John Kenneth Galbraith

ritholtz: “We have two classes of forecasters: Those who don’t know — and those who don’t know they don’t know.” —John Kenneth Galbraith

johnnyventure: The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself. John Kenneth Galbraith

johnnyventure: Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite. John Kenneth Galbraith

ValhallaDAO_: “The process by which money is created is so simple that the mind is repelled. Where something so important is involved, a deeper mystery seems only decent.” - John Kenneth Galbraith. Read what that process is: 

LancasJosh: "It is far, far better and much safer to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought." John Kenneth Galbraith (1958)

sgualdoni: “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” John Kenneth Galbraith

MettalBatt: Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. -John Kenneth Galbraith

poorimpulseCTL: Under the sun . . . The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

contrarianiste: This is the right time to re-read John Kenneth Galbraith.

Mykejv1137: The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

LookUpByHarryG: People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith, The Age of Uncertainty, 1977

QCompounding: “The function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

jhgarlickltd: "The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking." - John Kenneth Galbraith

RehearsalWorks: Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. —John Kenneth Galbraith

cory_loebsack: “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

miaomiao88888: All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.John Kenneth Galbraith .Sep 2022 IHERB

wspettus: The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

indyposterboy: “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” John Kenneth Galbraith

isitbawal__: "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. - John Kenneth Galbraith KODREA WIN THE PIEght

ALablab88: War remains the decisive human failure. -John Kenneth Galbraith RALPHGAIL ST20NGER TOGETHER

JohnBCase: "We have two classes of forecasters: Those who don't know and those who don't know that they don't know" John Kenneth Galbraith.

SekharPonguleti: Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. —John Kenneth Galbraith

HMcguired: John Kenneth Galbraith - Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.

heter_l: The GOP may never have read anything by John Maynard Keynes or John Kenneth Galbraith - but they know they don't like them.

guitarbuilder57: John Kenneth Galbraith: "Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything."

ValueBanker: “There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

bondj008: The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. -- John Kenneth Galbraith

scribblercat: “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness” John Kenneth Galbraith

antoSnorkling: The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

MetasNomadic: “There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know” - John Kenneth Galbraith

TheRamoliya: In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability. - John Kenneth Galbraith

moatandvalue: "There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know." – John Kenneth Galbraith

rosendo_joe: “John Kenneth Galbraith, was charged with controlling prices during World War II – a time of almost no unemployment and tremendous demand due to the war effort. He used general price controls on the largest firms accompanied by a portfolio of measures to boost supply”

oolabmys: How Gullible Are You? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost always rediscovering some earlier form of fraud. —John Kenneth Galbraith Jason Statham has appeared in over 40 major motion pictures, which have (1/13)

billykayscot: The Scottish Canadian economist and intellectual John Kenneth Galbraith: "The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."

anhhoang3985: “The function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” John Kenneth Galbraith

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BrianWHunsaker: There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know. John Kenneth Galbraith

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Pedro_VI_PT: “There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

loquacious334: "A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman, of the next generation." John Kenneth Galbraith

john_alot: Trickle-down economic theory— if one feeds the horse enough oats, some will pass through to the road for the sparrows. JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH

innogencapital: “There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don't know, and those who don't know they don't know.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

dquezada305: Root Cause: “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” - John Kenneth Galbraith

nugetwisdom: BY ALL BUT THE PATHOLOGICALLY ROMANTIC, IT IS NOW RECOGNIZED THAT THIS IS NOT THE AGE OF THE SMALL MAN. John Kenneth Galbraith

RaspiArduino: If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error. -- John Kenneth Galbraith

wbmosler: Prof. John Kenneth Galbraith's 8th innocent fraud from his 2004 book:

Dr_Geophysics: “The second factor contributing to speculative euphoria and programmed collapse is the specious association of money and intelligence. There can be few fields of human endeavor in which history counts for so little as in the world of finance.” John Kenneth Galbraith

DSChallenges: Our website is packed with political economy thoughts, figures and facts: John Kenneth Galbraith | David South Consulting

Baba_G_Quotes: Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything. - John Kenneth Galbraith

antoSnorkling: The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

iconickevin: John Kenneth Galbraith "People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material portion of their privilege." Grt news on the sea ice feedback loop Science Snippets: PO AICC = Zero (Habitat)

AlexWodak: “Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.” John Kenneth Galbraith

AlexWodak: “The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” John Kenneth Galbraith    “In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there's no need to ”

AlexWodak: “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” John Kenneth Galbraith

_ahania: In economics, the majority is always wrong - John Kenneth Galbraith

sulymanodore5: By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man. -John Kenneth Galbraith

AlexWodak: “Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.” John Kenneth Galbraith

AlexWodak: “Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.” John Kenneth Galbraith

AlexWodak: “Wealth is not without its advantages, and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.” John Kenneth Galbraith

BP_Rising: "Once a boom is well started, it cannot be arrested. It can only be collapsed." -- John Kenneth Galbraith

rudolcumugin: "Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable." ― John Kenneth Galbraith. Unfortunately Westminster invariably ignores the "unpalatable" policy.

heteconist: "A recurring and not unsubstantiated charge against economics over the last century has been its employment not as a science but as a supporting faith" John Kenneth Galbraith

shubham_s_ghag: There are two kinds of forecasters those who don't know, and those who don't know they don't know. -John Kenneth Galbraith

democracy4evry1: A great Canadian pinpoints today’s CPC

kyungbokboo: A mean feat | “THE only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable,” John Kenneth Galbraith

soda_enjoyer: “People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.” - John Kenneth Galbraith



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