Freewill

Excellent piece on free will from Biophilia Free will- solved! A theory of free will. One of the perennial chestnuts of philosophy is the problem of free will. Mostly a problem for theists rather than non-theists, it still holds a few mysteries for everyone. Is our natural intuition of freedom true, that we reign as sovereign…

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Weekend Reading

• The theory of rockets and parachutes: a primer on US gasoline prices (The Barrel) • What the Mafia teaches about fiscal policy (Olaf Storbeck) • The Bond Vigilante (The Atlantic) • Faulty Towers: The Crisis in Higher Education (The Nation) • The great corporate tax swindle (Guardian) • A Crude Guess About The Future…

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Weekend Reading

• The theory of rockets and parachutes: a primer on US gasoline prices (The Barrel) • What the Mafia teaches about fiscal policy (Olaf Storbeck) • The Bond Vigilante (The Atlantic) • Faulty Towers: The Crisis in Higher Education (The Nation) • The great corporate tax swindle (Guardian) • A Crude Guess About The Future…

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Freewill

Excellent piece on free will from Biophilia Free will- solved! A theory of free will. One of the perennial chestnuts of philosophy is the problem of free will. Mostly a problem for theists rather than non-theists, it still holds a few mysteries for everyone. Is our natural intuition of freedom true, that we reign as sovereign…

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Was it Worth It

I was just scanning this little piece on Raj Rajaratnam the billionaire who has just been found guilty of insider trading. It states that he made around $60 million over about six years by using his highly placed network. This raises the question of if you are worth a billionaire bucks is a further $60…

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