…and economics/economic theory, being human disciplines, are afflicted with the same malady. That and man’s unwise preoccupation with problems rather than their solutions and willingness to settle for palliatives instead actual and complete solutions bedevils him. Reforms are okay, but without actual solutions as well, Man falls back into the economic degradations of power, privilege and domination so that “the wheels fall off” repeatedly, resulting in inevitable conflict, confusion and the persistence of the original problem.
Wisdom and its ability to deeply and actually resolve problems is necessary, not shallow, short sighted, partial and non-progressive palliation. Get real!