The Economy of Moloch: Human Sacrifice Demanded to Appease the Markets

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We live in an age of great possibility. We live in an era parlous collapse. The covid-19 pandemic sweeping the world has been a lens of focus for these matters. At the heart of the dichotomy lies a simple question: which do we value more, capital or human life? How to act on the answer we give may be maddeningly intricate, but the statement of values is clear. Covid-19…

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