Scalzi Illustrates What’s Wrong with the Debate

One thing slowly dawning on Democrats after their convincing win on Tuesday has been how soundly gay marriage proposals have been rejected. With even California voting to define marriage as between a man and a woman, gay marriage activists are officially 0-30 on state-level initiatives. That is a much more convincing statement than the 52%…

Cross-polination Considered Harmful

In 2002 the Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded (in part) to Daniel Kahneman for his work on Prospect Theory – a move widely seen as a rebuke of Classical Economics and the expected utility assumption. Basically the tiff is this: Classical Economics treats people as both rational and knowledgable and makes its calculations accordingly.…