Friday, January 30, 2015

LOONY TUNES NO. 107

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‘The Offering’ by Grace McCleen in Laura Battle’s review posted in the Financial Times, (23 January) HERE http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/6ac508e4-9fd5-11e4-aa89-00144feab7de.html#axzz3PjpCVaHT
Every so often the treetops surged as if stroked by some invisible hand, the fields kept on rolling and surging; they jostled and shimmered and gave way to each other, hill after hill, rising and falling like swells in the sea, and in the endlessness of it all — in the grasses, in the dizzy activity of butterflies..”.
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Michael Kearney (Dept of Anthropology, University of Calfornia, Riverside) writes in Annual Review of Anthropology Vol. 15, (1986), pp. 331-361
“From the Invisible Hand to Visible Feet: Anthropological Studies of Migration and Development”
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ANON (January 29) in BEFORE ITS NEWSHERE and HERE 
“Invisible Hand Anticipates Events – Australian Dollar Slide Has Purpose”
“Aussie Dollar. The Australian dollar’s slide, confirmed by copper, has been discounting not only a rising probability of lower commodity prices but also an unexpected rate cut months in advance. This all means trouble ahead. Let the die hard bulls and bears debate the merits of their static forecasts and follow the message of the market. The trend, leverage, and time/cycle define the message of…
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Comment
More nonsense from someone selling something from the 'come on':
Opening with the “invisible-hand” shows its like in a country fair and a three-card trick.
The Next item is proof that only the gullible would be interested:
“Preacher Has Visitation From God! Explains Why Most Christians Will Not Be Saved!”.
The is  like in the old ditty that a “man with money meets a man with experience; the man with experience ends up with the money and the man with the money ends up with exeperience”.  

If the “invisible hand anticipates events” it must be conscious in some sense … please, give us a break!

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