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What Money Can't Buy by Michael J. Sandel
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Aug 13, 2012

really liked it
Read in August, 2012

An examination of how markets change the value of goods and services traded upon them. It was illuminating for me to see his point that the emergence of market-based systems is a phenomenon that's really taken hold during my lifetime, especially since I feel like I've taken this for granted. Ultimately the book's conclusion is that the morality of markets should enter our public debate; I was a little disappointed, as I hoped for a conclusion more prescriptive and controversial.
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