With One Look (Sunset Boulevard)

Norma Desmond was the biggest star of Silent Movies. But when the talking movies came out, she was no longer a star. Here she laments her turn in life and vows to get back on top. This is a great illustration of creative destruction. The new innovative industry puts people in the old one out-of-business. […]

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What Was Good Enough For You (Bonnie and Clyde)

Bonnie and Clyde sing to their parents about how they want a better life. Throughout history, parents have wanted better lives for their children. Thankfully, this has usually happened. The reason for increased well-being is economic growth and innovation. For example, when Clyde’s dad would have been a farmer, about 30% of the US population […]

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