by chaotarroo

long before the word “economy” became ubiquitous even to the upper class, silently, the system of what we coin an economy today had been figured by a man living in a humble hamlet east of Scotland, using nothing but the keenest of observation. he used the past to explain the present, and the present to foresee the future. and he’s damm fucking right on everything he mingled on. say hi to the father of economics and capitalism. one of the most influential books ever, read it.