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The fundamental mystery of capitalism, in my mind, is how a lot of locally zero-sum fights—over customers, over bread, over a job opening—can result in a globally positive-sum game like 2%/year economic growth over a century. Just had a small … Continue reading

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http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Somebody can kill you, at any time. (Source: http://c.brightcove.com/)

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Hebbian History

memeengine replied to your post: Or can the influence of any ancestor ever fade down to zero? (Or, well… to arbitrarily small size?) An AR[1] process can go arbitrarily ↓0 as time↑∞. But in real life the sins of the fathers … Continue reading

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@isomorphisms: I don’t know why people don’t celebrate the increased supply of young lawyers. Lower cost of representation is a huge step toward fairness and justice before the law.

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[T]here are 45,000 annual law school grads, and the [US Bureau of Labour Statistics] predicts there won’t be more than 25,000 annual entry-level legal jobs (including all salary levels*, part-time, and temporary work) before… 2018. Believe me, law schools are … Continue reading

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There is a monograph on every subject.

For reasons that are totally none of your business, the other day I was looking up a Wikipedia article on “Bills of Lading”. The article had been deleted because its text had been unambiguously plagiarised from another source. That source … Continue reading

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A Perfect Formula for Constitutions

moiracathleen: People today think there is a one size fits all constitution. This is perhaps the greatest tragedy to constitutionalism in history. isomorphisms: How many sizes do you think there are? moiracathleen: The Constitution is not to be used to … Continue reading

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