20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

Re: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

Postby tahanson43206 » Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:09 pm

20171202 Adam Smith Thread

Note quotation from Adam Smith in Analog: Fact article on supernovae

The issue is Vol. CXXXVII November/December 2017
Article in Science Fact: “Fatal Starlight” by Paul Fisher
Page 32
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...a century earlier by Adam Smith in his classic 1759 work, “The Theory of Moral Sentiments.”
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This is Fisher's citation #8: Smith, Adam, “The Theory of Moral Sentiments”, 1759. Reprint Cambridge University Press, 1994.

From Reference #1:
Page 1022 Paragraph from “” In the northern colonies,... “”

In this short paragraph, Mr. Smith reports that when colonies are unable to trade goods they have produced themselves in return for the goods they desire from England, they are obliged to find gold and silver to settle the trades, and he asserts:
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...this balance they generally find.
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In Chapter 4 of Reference 2, Mr. Beattie discusses at some length, the “destructive power of natural wealth”.

The title of the chapter is “Natural Resources”
The subtitle is: “Why are oil and diamonds more trouble than they are worth”

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Re: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

Postby tahanson43206 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:25 am

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