Economic Facts and Falacies - Thomas Sowell

This quote was added by robbyhere
Some things are believed because they are demonstrably true. But many other things are believed because they are consistent with a widely held vision of the world - and this vision is accepted as a substitute for facts. Subjecting beliefs to the test of hard facts is especially important when it comes to economic beliefs because economic realities are inescapable limitations on millions of people's lives, so that policies based on fallacies can be devastating in their impacts.

Train on this quote

Rate this quote:
3.0 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.

Edit Text

Edit author and title

(Changes are manually reviewed)

or just leave a comment:

Test your skills, take the Typing Test.

Score (WPM) distribution for this quote. More.

Best scores for this typing test

Name WPM Accuracy
ksahn81xxx7 127.05 96.8%
ze_or 124.64 99.2%
vukmedaddy 122.56 94.3%
stormspirit97 122.19 93.6%
user76627 118.21 96.4%
mjmule623 117.63 96.8%
gbzaid 116.29 95.8%
psychicpanda 115.18 97.6%

Recently for

Name WPM Accuracy
user87360 79.23 89.1%
nevkil 90.92 92.9%
fifty_fish 53.58 93.2%
cat1234 62.42 92%
aprendizlento 32.61 86.0%
bjhall92 25.77 96.8%
achen 51.25 90.8%
user86002 62.62 92.5%