“If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.” – Milton Friedman It was welfare economist Amartya Sen who first noticed the women were missing. An estimated 100 million women were simply not in existence in developing nations. Sen argued that this was … [Read more…]
“Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.” –Bill Gates In keeping up with my fascination with the merging of two very, very nerdy disciplines… From XKCD
“It is a truly wise man who does not play leap frog with a unicorn.” -Unknown And the rest…
“What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don’t know very much.” –Paul Samuelson. Jim Manzi over at the American Scene has a fantastic and easy to understand anaylsis of the financial crisis and how it came to be.
“My sexuality has never been a problem to me but I think it has been for other people.” –Dusty Springfield So abortion doesn’t cause mental illness and now California refuses to allow doctors to invoke their religious beliefs to deny treatment to gays and lesbians. “Justice Joyce Kennard wrote that two Christian fertility doctors who … [Read more…]