Our intellectual role model should be the most moral person we can find that’s at least passable as a “smart person”. What we got is a moral sage that’s passable as the most influential mind of all time.
He nearly bled to death in the desert and crossed the Mediterranean on a pool toy. It'd be movie-worthy if he became an accountant in Cleveland, but instead, he became World Champion.
Nobody is fooled, and nobody is fooled about anyone else's fooled-ness.
Economists rate opportunity cost as the most important economic concept for the public to understand. Turns out it comes in two flavors.
Can the secret to South Korea's economic development also help your teenager?
If the mean human action has been positive, the base rate is a positive expected value.
What do homeopathy, Tourette's-like tics and traditional religion have in common? They have displacement value.
The solution is easy and impossible.