Monthly Archives: April 2011

America Without the Dollar

A couple months ago, when discussing why a currency union worked so much better for American states than European countries, I questioned Paul Krugman’s assumption that our current dollar monopoly on currency was necessarily the best thing. Subsequently I did … Continue reading

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Captured in Passing: Rogers Centre, Toronto

In honor of the start of the baseball season, some pictures from this past summer:   Photos: My pictures, taken August 2010

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Memento and Locke on Identity and Morality

I wrote an essay a month or two ago using Memento to look at some questions of identity and morality. There are some spoilers. Christopher Nolan’s Memento, in its presentation of a startling moral question, raises significant problems for John … Continue reading

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