Enterprise, Risk-taking, and Regulation

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As any aficionado of the the classic British country-house mystery can attest, there are three great wellsprings which render otherwise respectable, law-abiding individuals capable of murder. Greed is of course the primary motivator, and jealousy—especially the jealousy arising from romantic betrayal—is another. But the third, of growing importance in the evolving society of the post-World War I era, was the fear of loss of social standing in an increasingly bourgeois society. The Read more [...]