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Seinfeld Economics: The Keys

by Linda Ghent

Unlimited wants essentially mean that people never get enough, that there is always something else that they would like to have. When combined with limited resources, unlimited wants result in the fundamental problem of scarcity.


Seinfeld: The Keys

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Becoming annoyed at Kramer's invasions of privacy, Jerry takes away his spare key. Kramer tells George about how everything was so good at Jerry's. He gives George the “I yearn” speech, illustrating that human tendency is desire, and that desire is inescapable.

from Seinfeld, Season 3 (1992)
Creator: Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld
Posted by Linda Ghent