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By James Grant

Bernard Baruch used to be a self-made millionaire, mythical inventory dealer, and enterprise investor. for many of the 1st half the twentieth century, he epitomized the “good side” of Wall road within the public brain. Celebrated as “Adviser to Presidents” and “The Park Bench Statesman,” he additionally turned referred to as “The guy Who offered out earlier than the Crash.

James supply a lot praised biography attracts on a wealth of formerly untapped fabric.

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Capitalist societies, then, begin as robust, competitive communities, rapidly moving their citizens up the socioeconomic ladder (and, if you will, the Maslovian hierarchy). But all too often they decay into what appears to be middle-class comfort that is actually a surface calm underlain by apprehension. As we decline to risk our current, admittedly high, level of comfort, we forfeit any possibility of achieving more. We build walls around our prosperity, and those walls ultimately stifle us. Because they are so wealthy, it is not immediately apparent how weak many formerly robust capitalist societies have become.

Satisfaction of those needs may be a necessary condition for the achievement of self-actualization, but they are not a sufficient condition. Assuming that the society in which we live offers the possibility to do so, we progress naturally up the hierarchy from the deficiency needs through love and esteem; these seem to be true needs to which human beings naturally aspire. But to make the leap to full self-actualization requires intense individual effort and, therefore, intense desire. Free market democracies are forms of social organization that can provide the platform that makes the leap possible, but it will not occur automatically.

Despite their incredible wealth, despite being vastly more advanced socially, 12 THE IMPORTANCE OF PRIVATE CAPITAL economically, and technologically than Iraq, the European nations were no match, individually or collectively, for Iraqi power. Hence, the European rationale for opposing the war proceeded not from substance but from a kind of disease—the disease of providentiality. RISK AND STRENGTH Ironically—just as in the investment world—the willingness to tolerate a reasonable amount of risk actually reduces overall systemic risk in a society, because the assets of the society become diversified, more robust.

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