- The Crash Of 1854 In 5 (Relatively) Simple Graphs
- Central Banking in Middle-Earth, or: The Much-Maligned King Thror
- Where do ideologies come from? The thought of Pericles, Cicero and Paul in context
- Don’t Bail Out the Banks, Bail Out the Economy
- Captured in Passing: 10,000 Feet over New York, New York
Cameron in Corona on High Noon on the Un-American… Eddie C Morton on High Noon on the Un-American… aahabershaw on Central Banking in Middle-Eart… Skepticlawyer… on Central Banking in Middle-Eart… Scott on Central Banking in Middle-Eart…
Monthly Archives: January 2011
An interesting paper I heard about on Bloggingheads argues that babies as young as 6 months can discern social interactions, and make judgment calls in favor of puppets that help, as opposed to those that harm. In the Bloggingheads interview, … Continue reading
I’ve recently started watching The Wire again, and it’s even better than I remember it. One of it’s amazing qualities is the ability of its characters to transcend their stereotypes and even situations to discuss relevant topics in interesting ways. … Continue reading
For the record, I believe the historical consensus is that Jefferson first wrote the Constitution by himself, only afterward using it to roll a j.
In last night’s State of the Union address, the President seemed more nationalistic and zero-sum than usual: The rules have changed. In a single generation, revolutions in technology have transformed the way we live, work and do business. Steel mills … Continue reading
My photo, taken during the snowstorm earlier this month.
A very well done parody of a Beethoven Piano Sonata, using the famous whistling tune from “Bridge Over the River Kwai” as a thematic subject: The variations on the theme are really wonderful, and are filled with references to Beethoven’s … Continue reading