Author Archives: Fantasy Free Economics

About Fantasy Free Economics

James Quillian is an independent scholar,free market economist, teacher and originator of the Fantasy Free approach to economics. Contact: news@quillian.net

Permanent Lies

Some lies that are universally believed are so deeply and securely embedded in the human psyche that they are clearly instinctive in nature. We are told by evolutionary psychologists that the brain has us do the things that optimize the … Continue reading

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A Yikes Moment is a Possibility

Download PDF Version Predicting one day crashes is hazardous. We do know they occur on rare occasions given the right conditions. It just so happens we have the right conditions. While rare crashes can be devastating. People buy insurance on … Continue reading

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Truth About SEO

Download PDF Version SEO for anyone who doesn’t know is the acronym for Search Engine Optimization. SEO stands for “search engine optimization.” It is the process of getting traffic from the “free,” “organic,” “editorial” or “natural” search results on search … Continue reading

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The Deep State Exposed

Download PDF Version First understand that the Deep State is not a political or philosophical movement. The Deep State is history’s largest and most prolific crime syndicate. Is that clear enough? The Deep State controls governments and elected officials for … Continue reading

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The Truth About Reality

Download PDF Version We know very little about truth and reality. We know we are alive and we know we will eventually die. But, no one knows what life is. No one knows what death is. We know we are … Continue reading

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Your Punishment For Believing Lies

Download PDF Version I have a saying. When a lie is told, there are two guilty parties. There is the liar of course. Then there is the party for whom the truth is not good enough.  Without that arrangement few … Continue reading

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The Cholesterol of Democracy

Download PDF Version Virtue signaling is to democracy as cholesterol is to arteries. Are you familiar with the term? The Cambridge Dictionary defines it this way. “an attempt to show other people that you are a good person, for example … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Psychology

I highly recommend becoming familiar with a few principles of evolutionary psychology. These folks are getting it right with respect to why we do what we do. This is a very short explanation and it is very much worth spending … Continue reading

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A Fantasy Free Thanksgiving

It is no fantasy that we all have something to be thankful for. Some have more to be thankful for than others. My thoughts today are with those who are simply thankful that they have only what it takes to … Continue reading

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The Greatest Degeneration

In past articles, I have alluded to pillars of manipulation. What Will Break the Stock Market? (Oct 10, 2018) They are Ignorance, media, central banks, friends of the Fed, stock buybacks. The consortium is breaking up. My feeling has been … Continue reading

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