Out with the old, in with the new?

From a 1994 conference on monetary policy, this quote from the famous Paul Samuelson:

I am reminded of a similar sentiment expressed by Nietzsche in Beyond Good and Evil:

That which an age feels to be evil is usually an untimely after echo of that which was formerly felt to be good – the atavism of an older ideal

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