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[It is] fallacious [to argue] that what is possible or desirable for individuals one at a time will be equally possible or desirable for all who might wish to do so or for the economy as a whole. [Such] analysis … Continue reading

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on the Obligation to Consider Others’ Opinions

I noticed a contradiction within myself. I was emailing with someone about the financial morass of ≥2008, and he said: “I didn’t read any more than the first paragraph of that article, because I could already tell I wasn’t going … Continue reading

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Christopher Hitchens died yesterday. Jeremy Paxman interviewed him a little over a year ago in Washington, D.C. “I always thought, the day the newspapers came out and I wasn’t there to read them, that that would be a sad day … Continue reading

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Average Wages by US County, 1Q2011

When people pontificate about national politics, I find the dialogue too generalistic. “Technology X will create green jobs”. “Wall Street is making more than Main Street.” “The United States needs to invest more money in high tech. Routine production is … Continue reading

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Before you and I can have a productive discussion, we need to agree on the meanings of the words that we use. Grandpa

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