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Ignorance, risk, expertise, whatever

Ignorance, risk, rationality, expertise—this treatise has it all, plus food: “Institutionalized ignorance as a precondition for rational risk expertise,” Henrik Merkelsen [pictured here], Risk Analysis, 2011 Jul;31(7):1083-94. The author, at Copenhagen Business School, explains: “The present case study seeks to explain the conditions for experts’ rational risk perception by analyzing the institutional contexts that constitute [.
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You want fries with that in Japan? You can only get a small order at McDonalds.

News : BlogPost (2 days ago)

  TOKYO – Already reeling from a butter shortage, Japan is now being buffeted by another food crisis: McDonalds is running out of french fries and will start rationing the crispy delicacy. There’s no super-sizing here. From Wednesda... Read Post

McDonald’s Is Rationing Fries In Japan Due To Potato Shortage

News : The Inquisitr - News (18 hours ago)

McDonald’s is having a shorting of fries in Japan. The popular fast food chain is having problems due to the shortage of American potatoes. Their only solution so far is rationing off a limited amount of french fries. This has affec... Read Post

"The Limits Of Reason" - Are Libertarians More Rational Than Others?

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (yesterday)

Submitted by Nick Gillespie via Reason.com, Are libertarians are more rational than most people? "Not at all, not at all, but we're rational enough to realize none of us has all the answers. To paraphrase Dirty Harry, politicians an... Read Post


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