Comment of the Day: Phil Koop: (Early) Monday John Cochrane "Arithmetic Is for Losers" Resmackdown: "'And yet this was, once, an economist...' 'An economist who becomes a Fellow of the Hoover Institution does not die, but he does not grow or obtain more life.'"

I gotta add on to this quote:

‘He merely continues, until at last every minute is a weariness. And if he often uses the Bullshit to make himself active, he fades: he becomes in the end invisible permanently, and walks in the twilight under the eye of the Dark Power that rules the Bullshit. Yes, sooner or later – later, if he is strong or well-meaning to begin with, but neither strength nor good purpose will last – sooner or later the Dark Power will devour him.’

‘How terrifying!’ said Frodo. There was another long silence. The sound of Sam Gamgee cutting the lawn came in from the garden...