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John Kenneth Galbraith

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The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

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I am worried about our tendency to over invest in things and under invest in people.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

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If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

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More die in the United States of too much food than of too little

— John Kenneth Galbraith

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In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

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Man, at least when educated, is a pessimist. He believes it safer not to reflect on his achievements; Jove is known to strike such people down.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

#pessimism #age

Then the shit hit the fan.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

#economics #life

Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

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But there is merit even in the mentally retarded legislator. He asks the questions that everyone is afraid to ask for fear of seeming simple.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

#politics #age

Under capitalism, man exploits man; while under socialism just the reverse is true.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

#truth #life

About John Kenneth Galbraith

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His work included several best selling works throughout the fifties and sixties. He further believed that market power played a major role in inflation and argued that corporations and trade unions could only increase prices to the extent that their market power allowed them to. The growing concern focused on the role of the corporation in politics the damage done to the natural environment by an unmitigated commitment to economic growth and the perversion of advertising and other pecuniary aspects of culture.

Galbraith was active in Democratic Party politics serving in the administrations of Franklin D. Galbraith was a prolific author who produced four dozen books and over a thousand articles on various subjects. Truman John F.

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