Monthly Archives: August 2013

63. The Freedom Enterprise and Other Yarns

The very best social ideas are always a cover for the very worst behav­iour. That’s the story of ide­olo­gies. The rea­son is hardly a secret. Almost every known soci­ety has, and always has had, a rul­ing elite whose inter­ests only … Con­tinue read­ing

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62. Economic Complexity and the Engine of Psychology

Con­text: The essay con­sid­ers eco­nom­ics as a psy­cho­log­i­cal phe­nom­e­non with the char­ac­ter­is­tics of a com­plex dynamic sys­tem. It is an ini­tial and some­what play­ful explo­ration, not a math­e­mat­i­cal paper on sys­tems the­ory. The orig­i­nal con­text was a dis­cus­sion group back­ground … Con­tinue read­ing

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