“Gay marriage boycotts are not good for the market economy.”

 

The 2008 unveiling of a statue, in Edinburgh, of Adam Smith, author of the seminal book “The Wealth of Nations”

 

A very wise article from a friend and former student of mine:

 

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600411/Gay-marriage-boycotts-are-not-good-for-the-market-economy.html

 

Naturally, I can claim plausible credit for all of his positive accomplishments since that class on Islamic philosophy many years ago.

 

Happily, as an economic libertarian strongly committed to free markets, I agree with him.  A man is never more innocently occupied, Samuel Johnson is said to have once remarked, than when he is engaged in making money.

 

 

 

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