Monday, December 08, 2008

Beautiful Logic Puzzle

OK, this just sucked me in. It's intriguing as hell. And it's beautiful.

Hat tip: Diana

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Objectivist Round Up

Next edition is up at Titanic Deck Chairs. Check it out!

What Pragmatic Thinking Gets You

I couldn't pass this one up. Hat tip: Carpe Diem

It's funny, yes, but at the same time there is a fundamental there I'm trying to figure out. I'll write more on it as well, but I've been amazed at the number of people who advocate some aspect of this ongoing government intervention in the economy. A recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed by noted economists Oliver Hart and Luigi Zengales, entitled "Economists Have Abandoned Principle" articulates the same thing. I'm also seeing the same phenomena on a vast array of economics blogs.

Is the integration required to be able to trust Adam's Smith's invisible hand that much more difficult to make than the direct (although deeply flawed) action of government?