I'm so mad that I now understand the specific economic concept that Marx was making fun of with the "linens and coats" bit
Capital is just an extremely verbose diss track for nerds
@ingrid —wait was that shitposting, i always wondered about that fucked-up math
@beep it's a bit on how Ricardo's concept of competitive advantage is based on an extremely ahistorical analysis of the English textile industry
@ingrid oh dang THANK YOU, imma read more about this
@beep np and I'm sorry
@ingrid all good, chances are HIGH it’s gonna sail right over my head
@ingrid wait what was it?
@migurski he's clowning on Ricardo and his framing of competitive advantage
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