My friend Tim likes to read books about Economics. In one of them, he found this and sent it on to me:
“It sounds like something from Escape Everything!” he says. He’s right too.
I Googled this enlightening passage and it seems to come from William Bernstein‘s forward of Johnathan Clements‘ book, How To Think About Money. I don’t quite know who either of those people are (though some of the FIRE fighters among you surely will) but it’s nice to have one’s dreamily-arrived-at sentiments echoed by some deep-browed types.