"It comes from a very ancient democracy, you see ...the people are people. The leaders are lizards. The people hate the lizards and the lizards rule the people........ if they didn't vote for a lizard," said Ford, "the wrong lizard might get in. Got any gin?""
Douglas Adams, So Long and Thanks for All the Fish, 1986
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
What Profit Represents
Quote of the Day:
" Profits are not deductions from the sum of the public good, but the real measure of the social value a firm creates."
Kevin D. Williamson at National Review, writing about the late Steve Jobs' contribution to society.