A term becomes a myth; the myth becomes a religion. That the German economy has long been too competitive is completely denied. We are all conditioned by the misguided use of terms and connections so a way of looking at things seems absurd. The German economy acts like a bulldozer rather than a locomotive.
The "Plural Economics Network" challenges breaking through the monoculture and intellectual onesidedness in economics... Instead of viewing our varied social problems from different perspectives, all the answers are derived from very similar models whose validity is rarely critically questioned... The "therapy" leads to even greater unemployment and poverty.