…r”, doesn’t mean much — unless I have genuinely valuable things available to me in the first place. In America, for example, a millionaire can barely afford an organ transplant — but in Europe, everyone can. Why is that? What does it mean? It means that capitalism alone can’t be the engine of human progress — because if we really think about it, instead of recite the tired old myth, we’ll quickly see that humanity’s greatest breakthroughs have never come from capitalism at all.