In the tidal wave of hate for commerce that is the Left around the world and the vast new wellsprings of socialism-light, there are three pro commerce tiny surfers on the top of this wave, besides me.
First you should know the greats of this pro commerce surfers club. Both have appeared in the Wall Street Journal Saturday Review section in the past year: Matt Ridley and Deirdre McCloskey. A tape of McClosky can be found at my social thought website.
Deirdre McCloskey has one great book: Bourgeois Dignity.
Now my friend David B. has introduced me to another late entrant to this club. Late meaning he has a simple explanation for the benefits of commerce and presents a good case for beginners.
Here is Jonathan Haidt: