People forget that in January of 2007, Ron Paul was just about as "fringe" as you could get. And depending on who is doing the defining, Ron Paul is still fringe.
We've all got our own reality bubbles that we attempt to project onto the world.
The poster speaks of economics education. In economics, as in life, the most interesting developments take place at the margins, also known as "the fringe."
We all have our roles, including the amalgamation known as the Daily Paul, and each individual contributor, including snakepit22.
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. - Krishnamurti.