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Subject:  Re: Your Brain Wants You To Be Poor Date:  2/22/2007  9:59 PM
Author:  montecfo Number:  2751 of 114320

Some people don't take the "long view" simply because they're not wired to do so. That's the idea behind behavioral economics, which involves "grey", as opposed to textbook economics, which has pretty charts and proves that "supply and demand" answer everything, always.

Perhaps. But your premise ignores what we know to be true: you can overcome your "wiring" if it is important enough.

Montecfo


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