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Banning Fake Opinions?

O.K. I get it. Fake news will be banned. There will be no use for court cases that involve slander, libel or defamation. No problem there, legal standards are only enforced on a selective basis anyway. Heck look at immigration. … Continue reading

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Republican Debates and Telling Lies

The upcoming Republican presidential debates provide an opportunity to present a lesson on telling lies. The art of telling lies is an important aspect of evolution. Lying effectively is an important tool in the realm of survival. Non human animals … Continue reading

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The Economics Of The Truth

How often and when do you hear the truth? For an economist, that is an easy question to answer provided the economist’s mind is not trying to avoid the answer. You hear the truth when honesty has utility to the … Continue reading

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