Rolling more dice is a good measure of advancement in D&D. When we roll more dice, we feel like our characters are performing well. This natural tendency leads us to knee-jerk a little bit when we see something like “super advantage” come out of the Elven Accuracy feat in… 375 more words
Tags » Marginal Utility
This entry will illustrate the subjective value theory and the theory of marginal utility, which are very important in economics.
“Oh, you’re subjective! Be objective.” 2,135 more words
Desire for Wealth is Unlimited, yet Subject to the Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility (ST I-II.2.1, Comm. Eth. 10.8)
According to Aquinas, while the desire for “natural wealth,” i.e., those goods which satisfy our natural necessities, is limited and determinate, our desire for “artificial wealth,” or those goods which we are able to exchange for natural wealth, is not. 481 more words
Nov 19, JDN 2458078
“What is the value of a human life?” is a notoriously difficult question, probably because people keep trying to answer it in terms of dollars, and it rightfully offends our moral sensibilities to do so. 2,285 more words