13. Market Worship - No Ritual Sacrifices

  1. James R. Flynn

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch13

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Cite

Flynn, J. R. (2012) Market Worship - No Ritual Sacrifices, in How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119944768

Online ISBN: 9781118314999

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Keywords:

  • market worship, no ritual sacrifices;
  • market posing dangers, human invention for specific purposes;
  • worshipping market, as forms of idolatry, enfeebling rationality;
  • market worship, and a “managerial psychology”;
  • universities heads, mimicking market, in the end frustrating everyone;
  • the market and environmental disaster;
  • plans to transform market forces, in saving the environment;
  • market competition for resources, without regard for the future;
  • market forces, do not make it a “natural” entity, but human creation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Tennessee Valley

  • Universities and Cargo Cults

  • The Market and Environmental Disaster

  • The Market and Benevolence

  • Personifying or Objectifying the Market

  • Future of the Market

  • The Market and its Church