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To assign to everybody his proper place in society is the task of the consumers. Their buying and abstention from buying is instrumental in determining each individuals social position. Human Action p. 275; p. 275 Social Mobility
Modern man has always before his eyes the possibility of growing rich by work and enterprise. In the more rigid economy of the past this was less easy. People were rich or poor from birth, and remained so through their lives unless they were given a change of position through some unforeseen accident. Socialism p. 395 Social Mobility