"It needs no proof that neither economic activities nor any other class of human activities can rightly be made independent of moral laws." John Maynard Keynes quoted in the Financial Times, August 16, 2010 Picture: Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London Follow CommGAP on Twitter! Tags: GovernanceMoral LawsJohn Maynard Keyneseconomics Comments Santiago Levy on Keynes today at the Human Development Forum Or As Santiago Levy, related today at the opening session of the Human Development Forum - "politicians are prisoners of defunct economists," J.M. Keynes. This is the webcast link. http://connect.worldbank.org/units/hdn/hdweek/forum/default.aspx reply I prefer this quote from Mr I prefer this quote from Mr Maynard Keynes "By a continuing process of inflation, government can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens." reply Add new comment Your name E-mail The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. Homepage Comment * More information about text formatsPlain textAllowed HTML tags: <br> <p>Lines and paragraphs break automatically.Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. Notify me when new comments are posted All comments Replies to my comment Word verification * (verify using audio) Type the characters you see in the picture above; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.