Friday, November 8, 2013

Blinded by Science

"I feel for all faiths the warm sympathy of one who has come to learn that even the trust in reason is a precarious faith, and that we are all fragments of darkness groping for the sun.” - Will Durant

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Economics - The Dismal Science

          As our society has grown in complexity we have become increasingly dependent upon experts.  The problem with these “experts” is, just how reliable is their advice.  Australian economist G. Barker wrote, “The trouble with economics . . . is essentially that its practitioners and their theories have been elevated to a status which they cannot justify.