Studies show that, in general, people who feel good, do good – and likewise, people who do good, feel better. The rich are no exception.
Hume’s skepticism had earned him a lifetime of abuse and reproach from the pious, including a concerted effort to excommunicate him from the Church of Scotland.
When ‘political economy’ became just ‘economics,’ the shift came at the cost of its links to other social sciences.
Britain’s love for the potato is tied to notions of the utilitarian value of a good diet and how a healthy citizenry is the engine room of a strong economy.