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The Gospel According to the Other Mary – opera reviews

Credits: ENO/Richard Hubert Smith Alt Text: The Gospel According to the Other Mary World stage premiere of John Adams's Resurrection tale oratorio is 'fabulously intense' Hot Ticket Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 7:48am What you need...Show More Summary

Evolution and the Virtue of Self-Love (2): Smith and Darwin

Like James Otteson (in Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life), Hanley thinks that Adam Smith's moral theory requires a theological teleology in which human beings are seen as created in God's image as part of divinely designed universe serving the benevolent ends of the Creator. Show More Summary

Smith Lessons: What I've learned from Adam and Vernon, by Russ Roberts

This week's EconTalk episode with Vernon Smith helped me understand something that has been bothering me for a long time. Economics students are taught that human beings are maximizers--we want more rather than less of the things that give us pleasure. Show More Summary

Continuing Conversation... Vernon Smith on Adam Smith and the Human Enterprise, by Amy Willis

Nobel laureate Vernon Smith joins EconTalk host Russ Roberts this week on EconTalk to discuss Adam Smith's approach to economics and human behavior. And now we'd like to hear from you...Use the prompts below to share your reactions to this week's conversation in the comments. Show More Summary

Vernon Smith on Adam Smith and the Human Enterprise

Nobel Laureate Vernon L. Smith of Chapman University talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about how Adam Smith's book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments has enriched his understanding of human behavior. He contrasts Adam Smith's vision in...Show More Summary

Adam Brody Opens Up About His Wife Leighton Meester, Shaving His Nipples And His TV Habits

Adam Brody's character in the upcoming Kevin Smith film "Yoga Hosers" is covered in tattoos. The look required several hours of makeup, and it also required Brody to shave his nipples, chest and arms. The actor told HuffPost Live's Ricky...Show More Summary

Just About Halfway Through Nosevember~

Thought you might like a little OK a lot of Whisker Action, too! OMGPonies!1!! from Vajda B. as seen here; original photo by Adam Smith/Flickr/Creative Commons License.

Kleinbard: Invisible Man -- Losing Sight of the Real Adam Smith

Commonweal: Invisible Man: Losing Sight of the Real Adam Smith, by Edward D. Kleinbard (USC): If contemporary economists fielded a football team, it would no doubt be named the Smiths, in honor of the illustrious eighteenth-century Scot who is rightly regarded as the founder of modern economic theory. But the...

INSTAVISION: My interview with Russ Roberts about his new book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life…

INSTAVISION: My interview with Russ Roberts about his new book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life is now available on YouTube.

INSTAVISION: Adam Smith: The Greatest Self-Help Author You Have Never Read. I talk with Russ Robe…

INSTAVISION: Adam Smith: The Greatest Self-Help Author You Have Never Read. I talk with Russ Roberts about his new book, How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: An Unexpected Guide to Human Nature and Happiness.

Caught in Insider Trading Crackdown, and Turning It Around

Adam Smith, a former trader at the Galleon Group hedge fund, turned his brush with the law into a top job at an entrepreneurial venture.

Forget About Feelings, Real Love Is A Deliberate Choice

Seth Adam Smith says real love transcends feelings to become an unconditional commitment to an imperfect person. The post Forget About Feelings, Real Love Is A Deliberate Choice appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Adam Savage Shows Off His ‘Ghostbusters’ Halloween Costume, Including a Proton Pack That Lights Up

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Adam Savage gets ready to trap some ghosts while showing off his impressive Ghostbusters Halloween costume that he assembled and made throughout the years during an interview with Will Smith of Tested. Of course, Savage’s outfit includes an awesome proton pack that lights up. photos via Tested submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

Adam Savage Shows Off His ‘Ghostbusters’ Halloween Costume, Which Includes a Proton Pack

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Adam Savage gets ready to trap some ghosts while showing off his impressive Ghostbusters Halloween costume that he assembled and made throughout the years during this interview with Will Smith of Tested. Of course, Savage’s outfit includes an awesome proton pack that lights up. photos via Tested submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

'Winter in the Blood' a tale of losses, including the audience

Filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith made their feature debut more than a decade ago with "The Slaughter Rule," the cast of which included a then-unknown Amy Adams and Ryan Gosling before he had become some sort of mythological being.

Does Bucs' Mark Barron Trade Show Commitment to Head Coach Lovie Smith?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers decided to become sellers at the trade deadline by trading Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams for draft picks, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. What does it mean for the Buccaneers to be sellers at...Show More Summary

Long Read: “GOP digital revamp sees mixed results two years after report”

Speaking of Adam Smith’s “conspiracy against the public… “ Jon Ward, at Yahoo News, “RNC’s deal with Koch political operation raises questions about illegal coordination“: The most important thing that Republicans did over the past two years to improve their data and technology came at the end of August. Show More Summary

Study: Wind Turbines are 'Expensive, Unreliable and Inefficient'

Wind power is too variable and too unpredictable to provide a serious alternative to fossil fuels, a new study by the Scientific Alliance and the Adam Smith Institute has confirmed. The researchers concluded that, although it is true...Show More Summary

Fill in the Blank: “The Mind Is So Rarely Disturbed But That __ Will Restore It to Tranquility.”

“The mind…is rarely so disturbed, but that the company of a friend will restore it to some degree of tranquility and sedateness.” –Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments Agree, disagree? Ancient philosophers and contemporary scientists agree: strong relationships are a key to happiness. We usually get a little lift from engaging with other people.

Watch Ryan Adams Play “Stay With Me” — His, Not Sam Smith’s — In A Spotify Session

“Stay With Me” is one of the most Bryan-Adams-y songs on Ryan’s new highly Bryan-esque self-titled LP. It is not a cover of the Sam Smith song; in fact, there’s a good chance Adams has never heard Smith’s “Stay With Me” and doesn’t know who Smith is. Anyway, the live version of Adams’ own “Stay [...]

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