I look forward to the formal censure of Paul Krugman by the courageous and principled American Economic Association and that deep well of high character, the Princeton Faculty Senate.
This friend believes that the internet conspiracy movie “Zeitgeist” was the principle “ideological” influence on his drug addled, mentally deranged friend. The web site for the movie is here. The Wikipedia page for the movie is here. You can read a debunking of the movie here and an early popular review of the movie here. The movie is full of mindless 9/11 conspiracy, anti-Christian conspiracy, and banking finance conspiracy that is more stupid / crazy / than anything, but certainly has more roots in the worst of “left” and socialist thinking than in any other other “ideology” — anti-capitalist, anti-liberal, anti-market agitators of the socialist “left” and “right” has long railed at financial capital and have linked up that target with other demons, including demons of race, class, religion, private association and elite power.