A friend recently invited me to a political discussion. One introductory question was about each individual’s current political attitudes and how they saw those develop in their own lives. What I wrote is repeated here. I’m an anarcho-capitalist. I’m also a Christian and a conservative, but not a Republican.I was more or less born into … Read more Adding to John Vandivier’s Bio
Having considered the Coase Thereom a bit more, I think I can phrase the principle being described better than even Coase did. I’ll call this the Vandivier-Coase Thereom: When transaction costs are sufficiently small relative to total surplus, an efficient and invariant outcome will prevail, and as transaction costs approach zero the result will become … Read more Vandivier-Coase Theorem
In the mind of American culture, and perhaps other cultures as well, technology and entrepreneurship are inextricably linked. One usual explanation is the idea of particularly creative people. These creative people are into creating new inventions and are also able to successfully launch a business due to the same creativity. Another explanation is that technology … Read more The Real Link Between Technology and Entrepreneurship
This article will discuss a philosophy article I just crossed and note that it independently verifies an old idea of mine. Philosophy, the “unknown knowns”, and the public use of reason is the name of an article I recently encountered from an author by the name of Slavoj Žižek. The article was apparently published in 2006 but … Read more LoUP Independently Validated
This article will discuss the relationship between the monetary policy of a nation and its national defense. There is a relationship between economic policy and national defense. In particular, a government must ensure a strong and stable national currency in order for defense spending to be effective. When a country’s central bank prints money or … Read more Monetary Policy and National Defense
Malnutrition is defined as poor nutrition caused by insufficient, over-sufficient, or poorly balanced diet or by a medical condition (“Malnutrition”). This means that every person requires a certain amount of certain nutrients on a regular basis. Nutrients include both caloric and noncaloric nutrients such as water, vitamins, minerals and others (“Schaffer”). If a person lacks … Read more Water and Food for 9 Billion People in 2040
Caeconomics (cake-o-nomics) is the study of optimal decision making from the viewpoint of economic analysis under the presumption that Christianity is true while recognizing that interpretation of Christianity is inevitably done on a personal basis. The word is formed from Christian Anarchism Economics. The reasons for this nomenclature are elaborate and will be one of … Read more What is Caeconomics?
As a matter of theory many current monetary thinkers, especially in the Austrian school of economics or those involved in the bleeding edge of technology including Bitcoin, have long anticipated competition to Bitcoin. We see the competition as good and healthy in the long term because competition usually fosters quality over time. This article will … Read more Past and Present Alternatives to Bitcoin
Gun Control strategies – which I will from now on refer to as Constitutional Right to Arms Prevention Strategies (“CRAPS”) turn a safe society into a self destructive society. This article will give 5 arguments why the CRAPS are bad. 1) The CRAPS kill people. More Guns, Less Crime. The main reason given by the … Read more 5 Arguments Against The Gun Control C.R.A.P.S.
Listen from 9:40-14:40 in the following video from Financial Issues with Dan Celia (A program played every morning on the AFR Talk radio station which I love dearly): Betsy McCaughey is one of the few people who actually read EVERY PAGE of Obamacare (Cough Polosi is a moron cough). She is also former Lieutenant Governor … Read more Obamacare Section 3001 Senior Care Point System