Posted by Sadie from ? (126.96.36.199) on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at 11:39AM :
In Reply to: Oh my.... posted by Middle Finger from dsc01-chc-il-2-245.rasserver.net (188.8.131.52) on Wednesday, April 30, 2003 at 1:50AM :
: Thanks so much for typing this all out!
: I'm gonna do what Alexander is doing and print them out.
xxx Notice how many times the author refers to the activities of those who practice this market fundamentalism using words that one would use to describe a Christian fundamentalist's activities. I.e. "Sometimes known as the Washington Consensus (1), other times simply as “free trade,” this GOSPEL..." & "The possibility that the Marines and high-altitude bombers might need to be involved in SPREADING THE GOOD NEWS about free trade..." being but two examples of this literary device, metaphor. If modern market dogma is comparable to religious doctrine, then the market is the virtual, modern equivalent of a church or temple & the wealthy it's corrupt high priests....
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