Monthly Archives: March 2014

The New Age Of News Fatigue

Any human being who put his ear to the heart chamber of the world and heard the roar of existence, the “innumerable shouts of pleasure and woe,” said the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, would surely break into pieces. Nietzsche lived long before the Internet which provides an endless stream of shouts of pleasure and woe that 21st it is bad:… Read more »

The Demise of Economic Dogma

 Economists have long relied upon certain consensus truths that are universally shared by others in the profession, or at least were until recently. Economists might have disagreed – and in fact often disagreed – on how these basic truths should be applied to particular situations, but the truths themselves were sacrosanct. But the last few… Read more »