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e .No t Atte mp te d 34. According to the author, which of the following s tatem ents about the nature of the univers e m us t be definitely
a . Th e u n ive rs e h a s u n ity
b . Th e u n ive rs e h a s a p u rp o s e .
c. Th e u n ive rs e is e vo lvin g to w a rd s a
go a l
d . No n e o f th e a b o ve
e .No t Atte mp te d Passage 3
If trans lated into Englis h, m os t of the ways econom is ts talk am ong them s elves would s ound plaus ible enough
to poets , journalis ts , bus ines s people, and other thoughtful though noneconom ical folk. Like s erious talk
anywhere am ong boat des igners and bas eball fans , s ay -- the talk is hard to follow when one has not m ade a
habit of lis tening to it for a while. The culture of the convers ation m akes the words arcane. But the people in the
unfam iliar convers ation are not Martians . Underneath it (the econom is tâ€™s favorite phras e) convers ational
habits are s im ilar. Econom ics us es m athem atical m odels and s tatis tical tes ts and m arket argu...
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