1) Priests deceive, philosophers persuade, ideologists sell, scientists describe, the judges decide, the military commands , and the legislature lies – the worst possible replacement for rule of law by natural law, monarchy, cabinet, and “thang” (jury). Politics is organized crime.
2) Norway: Female political fringe demands expand infinitely because their political preferences are just extensions of instinct for hyperconsumption of safety, virtue feelings, and virtue signals to others. That it’s unlimited is the evidence there is no reasoning behind it.
3) Economics: the study of income vs balance sheets expenditures of time. if you don’t measure capital, in particular institutional capital, then you will fool yourself that spending down accumulating savings of the past two thousand years is income. More on Brookings for their reputation of economic pseudoscience: density decreases opportunity costs, producing on average a 15% gain in consumption per doubling at the cost of crime, corruption, and dysgenia, with all capital increase to bureaucracy, rental and finance sectors.