final words, for now...for one of your study breaks

Charles Brown CharlesB at
Tue Sep 7 12:16:46 MDT 1999

If the "price mechanism" is not a thing but is people, why don't you call it the
"price society" ?  A "mechanism" is a thing.

A "price mechanism" is a subject treated as an object, i.e. a form of commodity
fetishism; and a mystification, because it is unknowable in principle.

Charles Brown

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