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Economics is reality and has been for millennia

I recently had an interesting (and short, because he quickly blocked me) conversation on Facebook with a self-styled “anarcho-primitivist” named Justin Stout. He claimed that “economics is a form of brain damage” and went on to make his case thusly: Nomadic gatherer-hunters produced nothing. A hunter does not produce wild animals. A gatherer does not …

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Why I Love the Circus

Going to the circus has always been something that I very much enjoy, and it saddens me to think that future generations may be denied the same pleasure. Opposition to the circus is quite the cause célèbre lately and now it has even invaded Idaho. Though the stated cause is protecting animals from “cruelty,” the …