Signs You are Not an Economist

A good economist is not like a weatherman. A good economist makes good predictions. One sign you are more like a weatherman than an economist is when you blame the weather for the bad economic situation, like this typical mainstream economist. Mainstream economists lean left, just like the mainstream media does. Their numbers favor the … Read more

Christian Anarchism: You’re Doing it Wrong

This article discusses why the moral argument for Christian Anarchism, which is the classic argument for it, fails, and gives a better argument in support of Christian Anarchism. Please, someone fix Wikipedia. All these years and it’s still not user-friendly. The Wikipedia article on Christian Anarchism begins with the following: Christian anarchism is a movement … Read more

5 Cool Websites

This article covers 5 useful websites. Buzzfeed has this article, 33 amazingly useful websites – but they aren’t all useful. These 5 are: 10 Minute Mail – Throwaway email addresses. Mathway – Solve all kinds of math from algebra through calculus, and even applied math as in Chemistry equations! Fake Name Generator – Generate more … Read more

Which Market?

This article plugs a couple scholars, comments on intra-firm geographical dispersion and notes multiple definitions of market. Keep an eye out for the fourthcoming paper from J. Bradford Jensen and A. Gervais on intra-firm geographical dispersion and its relationship to foreign direct investment. Note that FDI refers to economic investment by a firm in a non-native country, not … Read more

Commoditized Votes and Vote Contracts

This article covers a proposed policy initiative which would more fully merge a state’s political and economic systems, bringing increased efficiency to the state’s overall political economy, as well as increasing transparency and the well being of citizens. Steps: Federally guarantee enforcement and support of optionally made decisions by the States in favor of optional Vote Transparency … Read more

Arguments for God and Occam’s Razor

This article discusses arguments for God in relation to the use of Occam’s Razor. It has been argued that God is an extremely complex concept, and a superfluous one on top of naturalism. By Occam’s Razor, the logic goes, we should to prefer to ignore the God hypothesis. I have addressed the formal use of … Read more

Bruggencate VS Lewis, P1

This article will be the first in a series of 3 wherein I argue that Sye Ten Bruggencate’s version of the argument from reason is superior to both Lewis‘ version, as well as Reppert’s supposedly improved version of Lewis’ version. First, let’s be clear. These two men are not opposed to one another. We are … Read more

Chaotic Foundations: Chaos in Markets

This article discusses why markets are stable, but notes that there is still significant and important chaos in markets. A chaotic system is, formally, a dynamical system which is highly sensitive to its initial conditions. A dynamical system is a stupid term which means what the term dynamic system means etymologically, but scientists wanted to … Read more

Yet Another Social Security Fix

Contrary to popular belief, fixing Social Security is rather easy. At least, from an economic and financial standpoint it is. From a political viewpoint, not so much. Many methods have been proposed in the past through means such as modification of age rules and many, just many other methods. In this article I will outline … Read more