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Niall Ferguson apologises for saying gays are dead ends with no futures

PROLIFIC historian Niall Ferguson said this about John Maynard Keynes in his talk at the Tenth Annual Altegris Conference in Carlsbad, Calif.. He was addressing a group of more than 500 financial advisors and investors. Tom Kostigen at FA Mag writes:

Ferguson responded to a question about Keynes’ famous philosophy of self-interest versus the economic philosophy of Edmund Burke, who believed there was a social contract among the living, as well as the dead. Ferguson asked the audience how many children Keynes had. He explained that Keynes had none because he was a homosexual and was married to a ballerina, with whom he likely talked of “poetry” rather than procreated. 

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Posted: 4th, May 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0