"The ladders of life we scale merrily move mysteriously around. So that when you think you're climbing up, man, in fact you're climbing down"Having lived through a bubble, where we were ploughing headlong into a bloated finance and construction industry and using our new found financial windfall to accumulate large scale debt, the lyric rings very true.
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Behavioural Economics in Song - Nick Cave
Posted by Liam Delaney
"Oh My Lord" by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds is going in the vaults. A classic in general (live youtube version here) it contains the following, which might simply refer to life containing unknown risks but I also think basically means we are overconfident and unaware, and blinded by temporary success.
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