Excerpt from the Preface to Apollogia Alchymiae by R.W. Councell (1925):
“Of the illusions which amuse the childish mind of man, that of Scientific Progress is not the least absurd. 177 more words
A lesson about our humanity is our propensity to turn the past into propaganda for our preferred view of the present. It may often be the winners who write the history books, but it is also the losers, the embittered, and the angry who spin tales to try to win over others to their position. 42 more words
The use of empirical methods in economics is like catching the wind with a hammer!
First of all, since humans are subjective and they value any and all things, material and ideal, subjectively there is no way to represent the subjective choices and decisions by the use of a point of data. 304 more words