Scientists sometimes design a research project to study one thing only to discover something unexpected. Primatologists studying animal behavior may not have been expecting to find that captive apes are more creative than their cousins in the wild, but in fact, that is exactly what they did discover.
No More Work: Why Full Employment is a Bad Idea by James Livingston
To refer to economists as a priesthood has become a commonplace. Economists practice “a religion couched in the language of mathematics and statistics,” say Yanis Varoufakis. Their church, to carry the symbolism further, has a magnificent gold and marble altar where they offer praise to Capital.
It’s a warm Monday morning in June. 7:15 a.m. and I am waiting for the bus to take me to my first job. I just graduated high school and my father discouraged me working during school or even during the summer breaks.
There are several things going on here. Mainly this site provides a goad to overcome my procrastination of several years and write a book of very uncertain genre. The only way I can imagine doing this is to begin with Chapter One and continue.
I have to admit that book endorsements do not motivate me to buy a book, and often they do just the opposite, when I bother to read them at all. I read the endorsement by a PhD of Autopilot that proclaimed it was about the “art and science of doing nothing” because it struck me as an anomaly.