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Sauron the Economist



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Seriously though, what was Galadriel's economic policy? Seems to be a mostly leaf based economy, which is bound to fail in the long run.

Sauron is often portrayed as a force of pure domination and destruction, but that was more Morgoth's deal, Sauron was originally a student of Aule, the Smith God, and was interested in a perfectly ordered world that progressed through industry and craft. In a way Sauron was the world that came to be, organized advanced industrial capitalism (or the Soviet system, I doubt Tolkien saw too much difference) which globalizes the economy and destroys local traditions.

For more on Tolkien's political ideas you can see this excellent Ink and Fantasy youtube video on why he hated democracy.

Sauron is often portrayed as a force of pure domination and destruction, but that was more Morgoth's deal, Sauron was originally a student of Aule, the Smith God, and was interested in a perfectly ordered world that progressed through industry and craft. In a way Sauron was the world that came to be, organized advanced industrial capitalism (or the Soviet system, I doubt Tolkien saw too much difference) which globalizes the economy and destroys local traditions.

For more on Tolkien's political ideas you can see this excellent Ink and Fantasy youtube video on why he hated democracy.

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