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FIFTH RULE OF IMPERFECTION: The fifth of seven basic rules of the economy. It is the observation that the real world is not perfect. This means markets often fail to achieve efficiency because of several failings. This also means that government seldom enacts the policies needed to correct market failings. We are usually faced with the lesser of evils.

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FALLACY OF MASS APPEAL: The logical fallacy of arguing that something is "correct" or "true" because a majority of the population thinks so. This is commonly used by both advertisers and politicians. Just because something is popular, doesn't mean it's "right." In fact, a cynic might argue that being popular probably makes it "wrong."

     See also | fallacy | advertising | economic policies | fallacy of division | fallacy of composition | fallacy of false authority | fallacy of false cause | fallacy of personal attack | normative economics | positive economics |


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MARGINALLY-ATTACHED WORKERS

People who are willing and able to work, who have either held a job or searched for employment within the last year, but are not actively seeking employment. Discouraged workers, people who are willing and able to engage in productive activities, but due to their overwhelming lack of success believe that any effort to find a job will be fruitless so they have stopped seeking employment, fall within this broader category of marginally-attached workers. People can be marginally attached to the labor force for a variety of reasons, discouraged workers, in contrast, achieve their designation specifically because they believe search efforts are not worthwhile.

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