The buying and selling of goods, along with their interlocking activities of production and distribution, occurs every second of every day and in an indecipherable number of times throughout the world. It boggles the mind to contemplate the size and complexity of this awe aspiring mechanism—the market economy.
In approaching this subject I need to admit right now that I am biased. But in order to be equitable with my stance, it is best to evaluate the facts about these institutions against the context of a broader sphere that takes into account historical evidence matched with our current economic, social and moral climate. In the end, it is the head of a household or an entrepreneur heading up a business enterprise who must ultimately make use of these institutions to navigate the uncertain future.