“That’s why capitalism is called ‘capitalism’. Capitalism distinguishes ‘capital’ from mere ‘wealth’. Capital consists of money, goods and resources that are invested in production. Wealth, on the other hand, is buried in the ground or wasted on unproductive activities.”
Yuval Noah Harari

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Yuval Noah Harari

Israeli historian and a tenured professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem