“The greatest difficulty lies not in persuading people to accept new ideas but in persuading them to abandon old ones” -John Maynard Keynes [English Economist 1883-1946] Keynes was one of the most influential economists of the 20th Century. During the 1930s, when there was a global depression, he helped to revolutionize economics. He believed that pure market supply and demand would not always self-correct in times of recessions and the Depression. By the end of the 1930s and into the 1960s, many capitalistic countries incorporated his ideas into national policies that defined the post-WWII world.
Thank you Merideth. I do appreciate your support.
Boy, this quote seems like one we need to have in front of us at all times these days. It applies to all facets of life now, from business, to politics, to climate change, to parenting, etc. I often hear your voice in my head saying how these next years will be the most disruptive and disrupted of all time, and how the pandemic was just the first of multiple shocks that move to dismantle legacy thinking. Thank you for being a beacon in the seeming darkness as we find our way forward.