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Michael Munger calls this quote "something amazing, a sentence with just 25 words but with a profound insight into how societies work, or could work.

The fact that my fellow man wants to acquire shoes as I do, does not make it harder for me to get shoes, but easier.

I bet you can figure out a number of implications of those 25 (short!) words, but click through to see if you missed any.

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