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Worse argument ever

This sort of thing is what gives economics a bad name. As soon as have settled down and have some time I will post a more reasoned response. Read the comments on this post...
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White House report details economic case for climate action

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (yesterday)

Because Republicans can't be motivated to think about the future and work to mitigate climate change out of a sense of responsibility, the White House Council of Economic Advisers has another argument for them. Or it would if they t... Read Post

Here's A Really Good Reason To Ignore The Ugly ECRI Leading Indicators

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (4 years ago)

Interesting note from Deutsche Bank regarding the ECRI leading economic indicators, which have been getting worse and worse, leading many (like Rosenberg) to believe a double-dip is a done deal. Their argument? Although it's a propr... Read Post

London Ed on Peter van Inwagen on Fiction

Academics / Philosophy : Maverick Philosopher (3 days ago)

Comments by BV in blue. Inwagen gives persuasive arguments that there is only one sort of existential quantifier, that we cannot quantify over ‘things’ that are in some sense ‘beyond being’, and that ‘exists’ means the same as ‘is’ ... Read Post


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