Prof Tim.....You made your point. I am guilty of oversimplification.
But there is one thing that speaks to me. Freethinking and freemarkets go together this way.
++++++++++no, its not perfect++++++++++++
In a liberal democratic marketplace of ideas (about everything under the sun)), economy is just one of the areas where this competitiveness elevates the quality of the product (market concepts). Just as science is open ended so is the market philosophy. Dynamism. Not the myth of utopian capitalism. ?????????????