Game theory is starting to make a frightening kind of sense. Or maybe my brain is rotting. Its still either trivial or inapplicable though.
Big books of philosophy are a waste of time. Small books of philiosophy however, are a different matter. I highly recommend John Raulston Saul‘s “On Equilibrium“. Its about hot to think, how to decide and how to know what’s right, in a gloriously human way.
Honestly, would you wear bondage pants on a motorbike? Its a basic health and saftey issue.
Economics lectures should be dusty and wizened. When they’re not, its hard to concentrate, especially when in the emotionally heighted state that game theory produces.
Virgo – “If you love something, let it go. If it comes back, continue to run it’s life for it. If it doesn’t come back, chase down and kill with logic.”
Elementary Food Particles, a resturant review by Michel Houellebecq. Hilarious, but only if you’ve read enough Houellebecq. Enough, here, meaning more than about a page of the tedious, miserable, French waste of space.
The hedonic treadmill concept explains a lot about your state of mind, and mine. You will never be as happy as you think you should be, if you think you should be happy all the time.