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Kidney Blogging, Cont'd

"People want to keep [kidney donation] as a heroic, uncompensated act because it makes them feel good. Never mind that tens of thousands of people are dying for your right to feel good about other people's heroic acts."

That's me, quoted by Tim Harfod, author of The Undercover Economist, in a BBC Radio broadcast on "repugnant markets." (Link is a summary article. The audio and a full transcript can be accessed here.)

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