What’s in a word? Well, often times…everything! In this case, understanding what ‘Capitalism‘ really is, and more importantly, where the term came from, can reveal a startling revelation: that ‘Capitalism‘ is not the same things as the free market!
Now, this is not going to be a short post, nor will it be exhaustive or easy to digest. And, no matter where you fall on the political spectrum, I can almost guarantee this post will cause you some indigestion. However, if you will stick with me, by the time I am done, I promise you will have plenty to consider and — just maybe — sound reason to change the way you understand a great deal of the propaganda in our current culture.
Let me start by proving that ‘Capitalism’ is not the same thing as the free market. We will look at their…
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