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Stormy weather may yet blow society to a much more pleasant place

“One of the few advantages of having the economy all at sea is that it gives us a chance to question whether we were anchored in the right spot to start with. The metaphor is apt, because our perceptions of what is normal and acceptable, in politics and in life, are skewed by what psychologists call anchoring.”

This week’s Herald column

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