Monthly Archives: March 2011

econ pun (sorry melo)

I’ve never really understood why sports headlines are so pun heavy. If I had to guess, I’d hope a mix of ironic boredom was the driving force, but perhaps they are meant to be entertaining. I was at least mildly … Continue reading

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the advanced stats narrative

One of the goals of my last abandoned blog project was to challenge the so-called advanced stats movement in sports. The self-identified “geeks” of this movement tend to imagine a noble battle between barbarians armed with silly sentiments and dumb … Continue reading

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efficiency in reading marxist literature

If you think …there is a paradoxical sense in which Stalinism, rather than discrediting Marx’s work, bears witness to its validity. is a good representation of In fact, there is a paradoxical sense in which Stalinism, rather than discrediting Marx’s … Continue reading

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morality, money, economics

That I have never managed to produce something on moralism, economics, and money is pretty convincing evidence I don’t have what it takes to maintain a blog. One more shot perhaps. I would argue an implicit moralism is at work … Continue reading

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