Being Beta

Exercises in the higher banter with One of 26. Elsewhere called 'poet of adland'. By a whipple-squeezer. Find out why being beta is the new alpha: betarish at googlemail dot com

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Beware Greeks accepting gifts

Or, at least monks playing at being investment companies, as Michael Lewis has discovered in this month's Vanity Fair. Best quote is right at the end, from Isocrates:

“Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality. Because it teaches its citizens to consider audacity as a right, lawlessness as a freedom, abrasive speech as equality, and anarchy as progress.”

(Hat tip: The Browser)



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