On the Apparent Link Between Atheism and Intelligence

This article points out problems with the apparent link between atheism and intelligence, provides reason to think that strength of belief in Christianity may be correlated with intelligence, and reminds people that intelligence is at best a weak indicator on whether or not atheism is true and Christianity is false. Let’s start with this typical … Read more

David Friedman Answers Some Questions

David Friedman recently released his third edition of Machinery of Freedom, a book which advocates for Anarcho-Capitalism from a unique, Friedmanian, pragmatic, utilitarian, and empirical, rather than a priori or deductive, perspective. I bought it and I recommend you do the same. The Kindle version is available here for $3. The hard copy is soon … Read more

Business Consulting: Marginless Business Strategy

Marginal costs are a major component of business costs. This article will address specific techniques and technologies which can be used to eliminate marginal costs for businesses. Collectively, these points create a business strategy which I am a huge fan of which is a minimal margin business strategy. These techniques alone won’t do the trick, … Read more

The Health Article

This article serves as a general overview of some of my personal ideas on how to be healthy. While I am by no means an expert, I have done a good bit of research, I am in good personal health, and I have exercised for years including playing Texas varsity football. Sections: Exercise Diets Randomization, … Read more

Police are the New Taxi Drivers

This article discusses a bit of current news which is that police want an app called Waze disabled. Described by some as a police tracking app, Waze is actually a GPS app which competes with Google Maps. It has additional functionality in that users can mark spots on the road and input various kinds of … Read more

4 Points on Economic Inequality

This article covers 4 short notes I would like to make regarding economic inequality. 1 – It’s Happening Like inequality and heterogeneity per se, economic inequality is both real and in some sense growing. In another sense it is real but shrinking. We will talk about how and why it’s shrinking in a minute, but … Read more

Learning to Code, Cont’d

This article will be helpful to you if you want to get involved in web development or a related field. This article basically extends my programming skills flow chart article. I have also written an intro to Ruby on Rails. Let me cut to the chase. Here’s how I think you should learn to program: … Read more

The State of 2016 and Strategic Romneying

This article covers low confidence early forecasting of the 2016 Presidential Primaries and General Election. Let me start by saying that everyone knows Hillary will have the Democratic nomination, unless she explicitly rejects it, which she probably won’t. On the Republican side it’s much more interesting. There are 10+ candidates in consideration at this time. … Read more

Police Double Standard on Provocation?

This article asks and does not answer the question, “Does the criminal justice system have a double standard in place on the issue of provocation in which police are less likely to be convicted of crime resulting from provocation than the ordinary man?” I initially thought the answer would be a resounding “yes,” but real … Read more