“The markets rule the world. Maybe that’s why your conspiracy theorists make up all those crazy things. Because the truth is so much more frightening...”
So a top US businessman told the journalist Jon Ronson for his book Adventures with Extremists. It was a frightening truth like death is frightening — something scary that was, however, the way the world had to be.
Anything less than free-fire for “the markets”, would spell stagnation and collapse. So they said.
Now it turns out that “the markets” themselves bring collapse and stagnation. That they are human creations, and perverse human