Ludwig von Mises: ". The use of money in a market economy is a praxeologically necessary fact. That gold, and not something else, is used as money is merely a historical fact and as such cannot be conceived by catallactics." - Human Action
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|Ludwig von Mises||Games are not reality, but merely play. They are civilized mans outlet for deeply ingrained instincts of enmity. When the game comes to an end, the victors and the defeated shake hands and return to the reality of their social life, which is cooperation and not fighting.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 88||Sports
|Ludwig von Mises||A game is a pastime, is a means to employ ones leisure time and to banish boredom.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 90||Sports
|Ludwig von Mises||No game can, apart from the pleasure it gives to the players and to the spectators, contribute anything to the improvement of human conditions.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 90||Sports