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 On the Apparent Link Between Atheism and Intelligence

A Priori Probability: Larger Values

This article will cover how to handle a priori statistical or probabilistic reasoning when the estimated value is larger than the baseline value. In this article I show that for any probability P | 0 < P < 1, the risk-minimizing estimate for P is .5. This can be expanded to proportional estimates of frequency, … Read more A Priori Probability: Larger Values

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 David Friedman Answers Some Questions

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 Business Consulting: Marginless Business Strategy

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 The State of 2016 and Strategic Romneying