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Irrational Behavior is Still in a Market

It isn’t often that economists will discuss “irrational” behavior.

I had a few thoughts come to mind.

Economics is not an assumption that all human behavior will be “rational” according to the same paradigm. 529 more words

Economics

Book.Review: Blindness

I’m not sure how Nobel prizes are handed out. I believe it is based on an author’s body of work, not just on one book, but after reading… 980 more words

Writing

The World Has Lost Two Of Its Most Beautiful Minds

A little late but still poignant, on Saturday May 23rd, John Forbes Nash and his wife Alcia Nash  died in a tragic car accident. They were 86 and 82 respectively. 246 more words

World News

John Nash: A life of brilliance, madness, and reawakening

If you belonged to the coterie that studied at Princeton University in the 1980s and 1990s, you would have seen or heard of a man waddling through the campus to a corner in the library, where he furiously scribbled equations few understood. 1,093 more words

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway : A Book Review

I may not know diddly about the criteria the panelists based on choosing this for Pulitzer Prize in 1953, for me , an ordinary reader like me can’t get at it. 308 more words

Fiction

Beautiful Mind, John Nash, dies at age 86

John F. Nash Jr., a Princeton University mathematician, whose story and struggle against schizophrenia inspired the movie the beautiful mind, is dead.
He died along with his wife in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. 95 more words

News

The Tin Drum - Capitulation

As a book club assignment I had to read The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass. This is a very complex book written in the years shortly after World War II. 266 more words

Thing Of The Moment