Category Hell in a Handbasket

I KNEW IT!

http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2012/10/17/paul-taylor/stochastically-orthogonal/ Heh heh heh.   Advertisements

How Did Marx Miss This?

Marx, of course, never missed a chance to point the way past capitalism.  There’s about 6 inches of paper holding down my bookshelf to bear witness to this. But I don’t seem to recall this particular denunciation: apparently, shifting from a (crude) form of communism to a (crude) form of capitalism leads to skyrocketing rates […]

Two-way threats? Not hardly.

Dr. Cowen, over at the always worthwhile Marginal Revolution, wonders who might be a member of the clergy and an economist, all at the same time. Cowen and friends manage to rattle off lots of clergy/economists, starting with various medieval gentlemen and drawing a more or less abrupt halt somewhere in the middle of the […]