Brush up on these tips and you may be well on your way to being chiseled in marble.
- Write a theory of economics that glorifies state plunder. The state-run universities will then buy your book and make it required reading. Grammar and logical foundation do not matter.
- Learn to scare people.
- Start a War and kill a million people.
- Put your picture on money.
- Put a bunch of people in prison. The reason doesn’t matter. It can be for ethnic reasons, speaking out of turn, operating a business, or possessing a substance.
- Take a bunch of money from people and start a national greatness project like exploring a heavenly body.
- Repeat items 2 and 3: Start another war and kill another million people when people tire of the first one.
- Fight nature.
- Make people worship you and sing songs about your greatness.
- Make yourself into God.
Don’t do what Ludwig Von Mises did. Telling the truth gets you little in a state-dominated society. As he told his wife Margit, “I write about money, but I’m never going to have much.”