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Here’s why I don’t believe in conspiracy theories, Part I

“9/11 was an inside job. There are just too many unanswered questions.” Wait, so it was a plan that would have to involve thousands, maybe 10’s of thousands of people to cover up the huge logistical and practical actions and … Continue reading

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FB Econ rant III

[In response to a long thread on Hayek, and his value as an economic theorist] Well, I think it’s a difference between economic theory in context of academia, and economic theory to justify public policy. The key tenets of Classical … Continue reading

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On being an artist, from a forum.

Being an artist starts and ends with the way one approaches life, in my not so humble opinion. The medium is just the medium – most people I’d define as artists tend to do everything in their lives artistically. You … Continue reading

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On Racism and Economics from FB

I do understand, for many, this is like debate team, with the goal being to defend your own position no matter what, and sure, that’s a valid perspective. I appreciate that it pushes me to learn more about my own … Continue reading

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Tea Party Racism Rant from FB:

I was actually asked to “provide evidence” this morning that the Tea Party contains racists. Which I actually find less offensive than the GOP’s complete misunderstanding of basic economics. We all know racists are fuckbags, but people actually still think … Continue reading

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Climate Change II:

Quote: Originally Posted by Penosity I disagree. I think this is about money from start to finish. It’s a marriage of taxpayer funded research with a government hungry for more tax dollars. Therein corruption lies. The conflict of interest is … Continue reading

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On Climate Change, from a forum:

Quote: Originally Posted by Alister What matters is, are the facts, statistics, data verifiable. Do they hold up to scrutiny, etc., etc. We have developed, for better or worse, a system called “peer review” that largely juries these matters. Among … Continue reading

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