A thought for food

‘In the long run, we are all dead’, quipped John Maynard Keynes, the legendary economist. The provocation must have been quite dire for a man used to spouting hardcore monetary theories to come under such a philosophical spell. It is also possible that the economist was just displaying some dry humour out of sheer frustration; again the retort could be an angry reaction to a zealous student or a persistent critic seeking out a clarification beyond the confines of a typical cyclical graph and ideally falling in the domain of an astrologer. Continue Reading