When those who know are not (necessarily) those who do

The modernity of our era is marked by the separation of tasks in the social life. Consider, for example, the separation of those who hunt (hunters) and those who craft the hunting equipments (blacksmiths). This division of labor, as an economist would term it, has resulted in an increasing productivity both qualitatively and quantitatively. Hunters bring back better game, blacksmiths produces better equipments. Blacksmiths eat better food and hunters, in return, hunt more efficiently. The life quality of our society increases. Everyone is happy.

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