Monthly Archives: February 2012

Scientific Bias

I heard someone on the radio yesterday say, “That’s the scientific bias: If you don’t know what causes something, then it doesn’t exist.” That is not the scientific bias. The scientific bias says no more and no less than, “If … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Get Better, You Have to Make it Better

Commiserating with a friend about jobs a few years back, it turned out that while we both expressed dissatisfaction with our then current situations, we were also pessimistic about finding attractive alternatives. [Ironic aside: Neither one of us is at … Continue reading

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What Is the Goal of Business?

The primary goal of any business, is to stay in business. You need to bring in more money than you spend in order to stay in business (though, strictly speaking, you can stay in business by bringing in exactly as … Continue reading

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