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Great news! Scientists from Oxford University in the UK believe they have proven in principle that our universe cannot be a program in a super computer run by intelligent machines or some…


The Illusion Quotient What intelligence quotient? Is there really a finely honed merit based tool for identifying the best and the brightest society has to offer? Like, off the top of your…





If we’d like government to catch up sooner rather than later, the solution is not to activate the other side’s lizard brain with fiery arguments and ridicule; the solution is to play to our strengths by moving the ship forward.






As Chang points out, no market is actually a free market. There are always regulations and rules that change the market considerably, and we just unconditionally accept a lot of the existing limitations. Free market economists who claim that people trying to put limitations on the market are politically motivated are equally politically motivated.








“US elections got poor grades because experts expressed concern about the quality of the electoral laws, voter registration, the process of drawing district boundaries as well as regulation of campaign finance.”