Category Archives: Economics

Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 11/27/2011

This is a late post.  Usually I try to post something at least once a week, but school has been catching up to me and I’ve been busy.  We’ll see if the holidays and school will keep me busier. Art … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s In the News Today: 11/06/2011

Abortion World map of abortion laws. Culture Everyone laments that the world is overpopulated since the world has reached 7 billion people.  But what if it turns out the world is actually underpopulated? 10,000 Solutions is a site that Arizona … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 10/23/2011

Anti-Natalism Is anti-natalism unthinkable or dangerous?  David Benatar says no. Philosopher Jean Kazez argues that pitting the Green anti-natalist against the Gray pro-natalist, the gray would win.  Interesting comments as well.  Looks like I’m going to have to study Cornucopianism. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 10/16/2011

Books Nice!  Camus’ The Fall has been turned into a 5-minute animation.  Note: this will only make sense if you’ve read the book.  Otherwise, you might be lost:  Culture Alcohol does not cause violence, promiscuity, or anti-social behavior.  Rather, it’s your cultural expectation … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 10/02/2011

Books Google puts the Dead Sea Scrolls online (in high resolution). Guide to fantasy and/or sci-fi books. Economics When it comes to economics, “we’re all Mormons now.” Studies show that when women take on their husbands’ last name, she gets … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 09/11/2011

Anti-Natalism This may be a solution to anti-natalism. Education Do you need extra help?  No worries.  There are various people with virtual office hours to help you out. Epistemology How to change people’s minds.  (now in blogroll) Politics Statistically, you … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 09/03/2011

Economics Some interesting correlations between the aftermath of hurricanes and an decrease in the birth rate.  However, tropical storms show a correlation in an increase in the birth rate.  Expect a small baby-boom after Hurricane Irene in the upper East … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 08/28/2011

Arts Wow!  The photo below was made by this camera:  Economics A revealing study shows that economic declination is inversely proportional to the length of women’s skirts.  In other words, when wealth declines, the girls skirts get shorter. Philosophy Plato may … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 08/20/2011

Economics Fantastic site for those who (like me) have a hard time visualizing economics.  An example is:  Warren Buffett says to stop coddling the super-rich. Interesting research showing that poor people are against redistribution of taxes if the people below them are … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 08/13/2011

Economics College students using “sugar daddies” to pay off loan debt. Interesting patterns between being single, being married, and being obese.  The short answer is that if you’re a married man or a single woman, it pays to be obese. … Continue reading

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