And we are now fully aware of your intellectual deportment. You don’t dare criticize anything before you have a full, perfect system ready to be deployed where no contingencies or unforeseen consequences are possible. It’s utopia or nothing! Don’t let the better be the enemy of the perfect!
And the line between theory and practice is fuzzy, sometimes indeterminate. Did the theoretical basis of Jacobinism found in pamphlets and Enlightenment materials inspire the French Revolution? Or was it the practice of interstate actors and agitators who employed them? (This is the classic bourgeois revolution — so I’m sure all of this is familiar to you). Does capital allocate goods to all sectors efficiently in practice? Or is this only part of its theory?