"For me it's very interesting to make this mental exercise (this is how most people think):
Problem: People are often greedy and evil, they care only about themselves, they can't be trusted to act responsibly and logically
Solution: We make…"
"Well, if you think my views are wrong it would be a good approach to address some specific claims I made and provide logical or empirical evidence they are wrong.
I still didn't see a single one, but every time a round of new questions…"
"You have an interesting way of interpreting things, I don't quite follow how you came up with those conclusions, maybe you can elaborate?
a) The correct implication is not that living standard is going down but that it's lower than it…"
"Austrian economics exposes basically every government program as exact opposite of what it claims it's doing. Such as central banking is supposed to maintain "stability" but in fact causes chaos and business cycles, welfare programs…"
"Logic is more rigorous than hypothesis testing (the method of physics). That's why our current models and theories in physics basically don't understand anything about the real world. You know why 2+2=4 because you built from mathematical…"
"It's called Austrian because the first economists who started developing this methodology were working in Vienna, Austria - since then the core moved to the US. It has nothing to do with Austria and EU.
The reason why Austrian school is not…"
"Austrian economics is a school of thought which analyzes economy through logic, mainly developing the implications of the human action axiom.
Mainstream economy (stuff thought at universities, etc.) tries to describe economy using mathematical…"
"Hi, anyone would be interested in starting a weekly study group? Read 1 book / book part per week and have a follow up discussion.
Preferred topics: philosophy (anything from Socrates to Hegel), psychology, (Austrian) economics, physics"
Anyone interested in having a real intellectual conversation for a change, join this group and lets set something up! Politics, Economics, or anything that promotes critical thinking or deep thought welcome for discussion!
The Shenzhen Internet Marketing Group is organizing a meetup on Saturday afternoon, Jan 15, in the afternoon from 1pm to approx 5 or 6pm.1) cost - its FREE. the room is given to us for free from King Dee cmpany, and speakers are doing it as volunteers. Maybe future events will have a cost, we can discuss2) Directions, there is a map below to the exact location, here are the nearest stops:Bus station：Da Chong 大冲Subway Station：Hi-tech Park 高新园3) my mobile number...ok ok, i was a bit hesitant to…See More
"It sure is good for me, gold just hit all time dollar high, over 1000 in euro, Ron Paul will probably get the chair of Financial Service Subcommittee - which means FED is in for some fun - and chief of World Bank suggested return of gold standard.…"