Much Shorter and Considerably Poorer Megan McArdle: I find myself in a crises of faith. What if my God, the Free Market, doesn't reward me? What if--Markets Forbid--equilibrium is nothing but a mirage, a chimera? No, no! It cannot be! There must be market equilibrium! I believe, St. Milton! I believe! Let the market atheists cash in their 401ks--as the Free Market is my witness, I still have faith!
Meanwhile, in the vestry, the bankers are screwing over the little stock owners.