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Human Action Beats Stats in the Super Bowl

Media and CulturePraxeology

Blog02/06/2017
We study probability and statistics for the same reason we study economics: we want to make sense of the world.

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Chasing Golden Dreams

The EntrepreneurMedia and CultureCalculation and Knowledge

Blog02/05/2017
The new movie Gold is a case study in entrepreneurship — and a lesson on how entrepreneurs often fail.

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Wealth Isn't Just Measured in Money — It's Measured in Choices

Media and CultureValue and Exchange

Blog01/31/2017
Don't compare incomes today to incomes of long-ago time periods. The wealth and choices available to income-earners has changed drastically over time.

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Advertisers Aren't As Powerful As We Think

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog01/27/2017
Experience suggests that advertising and propaganda aren't as powerful as we assume them to be. This has both economic and political implications.

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The Antidote to Marxist Literary Criticism

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog01/17/2017

In a new book Literature and Liberty, Allen Mendenhall brings a fresh eye to literary criticism — a discipline long marred by doctrinaire Marxism.

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How Bad Entrepreneurial Judgment Killed Half-Life 3

The EntrepreneurMedia and Culture

Blog01/17/2017

A lack of entrepreneurial and managerial direction prevented Valve from coordinating enough to focus on developing a new Half-Life.

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The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education

EducationMedia and CultureStrategy

Blog12/29/2016

The bias in favor of "education" is a bias in favor of the opinions of the intellectual classes: it is a devotion to the status quo.

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Planet Earth and the Tyranny of Mother Nature

The EntrepreneurFree MarketsMedia and Culture

Blog11/29/2016

Only peaceful social cooperation enables us to take advantage of the best parts of human life and escape the tyranny of biological competition.

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Mainstream Media Goes Full McCarthyite

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog11/18/2016

Whenever you disagree with anybody, don't debate ideas, go right into name calling.

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