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The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else. Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist.John Maynard Keynes
- (nautical) A wing attached to the hull of a ship that raises it out of the water when travelling at speed and thus reduces drag.
- (nautical) A vessel equipped with such a device.
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