The fallacy is—assuming that an action helpful for one person is helpful for all people if they perform the same act.
The Fed’s call for 2% inflation is an indication that economists don’t have a complete economic theory that explains both production and price changes. If they did, they would advocate 0% inflation.
The great bulk of real inflation since 2009 has been in the stock market, making people who already own stock wealthier.
I recently finished a class, Ethics in Literature. In it, the focus was extreme cases—Frankenstein, Antigone, The Hunger Games. I wanted to understand how to take the ethical theories and apply them to life’s choices.
Trump has three main threads as I see it. He stresses different notes at different times, always emphasizing that his skill, rather that details, will overcome obstacles that questioners pose
Paul Ryan, the newly elected speaker of the house, has agreed to use the majority of the majority, aka the Hastert rule, to decide which bills are brought to vote before the full House.
If you’re old enough and from Maryland, you’ll remember George Mahoney of “Your home is your castle” catch phrase. The Baltimore Catholic Review lists some important historical highlights this week, including this from 1966. The newspaper publishes “open letter” to George P. Mahoney, a Catholic candidate for governor who courted the anti-integration vote. It says…
Let’s not end up in a situation where Marijuana Anonymous rivals Alcoholics Anonymous.
We have a nice insight now into how little capitalists value the free market when it conflicts with the status quo. In the past year as OPEC lost control of cartel pricing, the price of oil has fallen from $100/barrel to $50. Do we hear the financial talking heads on MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, and other…
What would the blogs and forums have made of the outrageous image of a man with flames shooting out of his mouth? Lacking standards and in a rush to be electrified, towns found themselves saddled with shoddy work. Birds and insects attracted to the light were killed in large numbers, their tiny bodies littering the…
It’s not an intellectual superiority of Western population that accounts for societies’ differences, but differences in soil and local wildlife.