Economics is far more influential than the other social sciences, though, in that governments and corporations use the economists’ mathematical models and equations as theological proofs of the divinity of their capitalist exercises. Philip Mirowski shows how scientistic economics drew directly from metaphors in physics and engineering.

I’ve actually already commented on that article of yours.

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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