“Why is an essential commodity like water so cheap while a vain, impractical commodity like diamonds so expensive?”

I’m reading through a book called “The Making of Modern Economics” right now, my first serious look into economics, and this passage stuck out to me. It’s a description of the diamond…

Interpreting history is probably one of the hardest things anyone can attempt to do. In my view, the goal of history is to try and distill the past actions of every living or dead human to something comprehendible by the average person. It seems like a dreadfully complex topic butI’ve…

Chris Combs

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