Series: Economic Vocabulary

Our economic vocabulary causes us to focus heavily on things that matter very little, and not focus at all on things that matter a lot.

Economic vocabulary: The image shows a bunch of "economic speak" words in a poster format

Why our economic vocabulary is in the way of progress: 1

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Economic Vocabulary

When we talk about economics, we talk about the wrong stuff. Our economic vocabulary causes us to focus heavily on things that matter very little, and not focus at all on things that matter a lot. Where does our economic vocabulary do us wrong? The main areas are: Where money comes from The reasons banks …

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Economic vocabulary: The image shows a bunch of "economic speak" words in a poster format

Why our economic vocabulary is in the way of progress: 2

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Economic Vocabulary

If you found this post via search, it probably makes sense to start with the first post in this series. It contains ideas that will help you understand more about how our economic vocabulary causes us to focus on things that matter very little while not paying any attention to things that matter a lot. …

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Economic vocabulary: The image shows a bunch of "economic speak" words in a poster format

Why our economic vocabulary is in the way of progress: 3

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Economic Vocabulary

If you found this post via search, it probably makes sense to start with the first post in this series. The prior posts in this series contain ideas that will help you understand more about how our economic vocabulary causes us to focus on things that matter very little while not paying any attention to …

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Economic vocabulary: The image shows a bunch of "economic speak" words in a poster format

Why our economic vocabulary is in the way of progress: 4

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Economic Vocabulary

If you found this post via search, it probably makes sense to start with the first post in this series. The prior posts in this series contain ideas that will help you understand more about how our economic vocabulary causes us to focus on things that matter very little while not paying any attention to …

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Economic vocabulary: The image shows a bunch of "economic speak" words in a poster format

Why our economic vocabulary is in the way of progress: 5

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Economic Vocabulary

If you found this post via search, it probably makes sense to start with the first post in this series. The prior posts in this series focused on what does matter relative to our economic vocabulary. This post talks about what we focus on that matters, but either not very much, or not in the …

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