Sunday, September 05, 2010

A Response to How Puritans Turned Capitalist

The Ideas blog on the NY times published an article, How Puritans Turned Capitalist which I responded to:

From my own informal research on country measures using OECD data:

In developing countries, industry and work are essential to the wealth of the nation, but once countries reach a certain level of affluence, i.e, are considered developed, work and industry become negative correlates of welfare.
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NY Times Opinion by Devorah Baum: Jewishness

In response to a NY Times piece in the Opinion section We Are All Jew-ish Now , with the synopsis "Jewishness” can be the sensibility o...