I, Taco

3 March 2010 at 2:15 pm 5 comments

| Peter Klein |

Some California design students tracked the ingredients in their favorite local taco and came up with this cool image.

Of course, it’s supposed to show us the horror of all those food miles, but what I see is the miracle of the market.

Entry filed under: - Klein -, Austrian Economics, Classical Liberalism, Food and Agriculture, Teaching.

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Rafe Champion  |  4 March 2010 at 8:25 pm

    What is the Australian contribution?

  • 2. Arend  |  5 March 2010 at 5:19 am

    @ Champion; the Austrian/Menger-Hayekian contribution which is more or less entirely internalized in the mainstream is the answer to the exclamation:

    OMG who centrally oversees the distribution of these ingredients so that these students can be guaranteed getting their tacos!?

  • 3. Rafe Champion  |  6 March 2010 at 4:08 pm

    Arend I am not interested in the Austrian contribution, what would Austrians know about tacos, I want to know what comes from the deep south continent of Australia. Kangaroo meat? Aluminium?

  • 4. Bart  |  9 March 2010 at 11:36 am

    Hahaha, @arend, omg you cracked me up so hard it hurts! Food fight! Does our slim and limber Salma even eat taco’s?!!!

  • […] (véase, todo lo que ocurre antes de que un Taco llega a la mesa de un consumidor de California acá). Ahora, existen otros productos o servicios que requieran de un sistema más complejo o más […]

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