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[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / A. Freedoms / 4. Free market]

Full Idea

There is no such thing as a market free of all political bias, …and markets by themselves offer no protection against fraud, theft and violence.

Gist of Idea

No market is free of political bias, and markets need protection of their freedoms


Yuval Noah Harari (Sapiens: brief history of humankind [2014], 16 'Cult')

Book Reference

Harari,Yuval Noah: 'Sapiens: a brief history of Humankind' [Vintage 2014], p.367

A Reaction

Is this in theory, or in practice? In Sicily the free market has been a tool of the mafia.