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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3 hours ago

Re: Krugman Complains

bj

I agree with you that economics ain't science.

You propose the solution is to focus on economics as a sub-genre of thermodynamics. I think that is waaaaaaaaay off the mark.

My viewpoint is that economics is a hybrid [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:34 AM

Re: OT I wash my HUMMER . . .

he dealership did wash/wax it

Robots!

;-)

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Sun Apr 19

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:05 PM

Re: Krugman Complains

Goofyhoofy, I emphatically agree with your whole post, but especially the conclusion to be drawn -- which I alter and simplify to say "euroland is a tariff free zone with a misguided currency fetish, but it is decidedly not a European Union; it [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:10 PM

Re: They have not made a lot of friends

Important to note that, despite the statements of the extremely unpopular government of Spain, the people of Spain are very sympathetic to the Greeks, and quite possibly will vote to replace their current government with one like the [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:16 AM

Re: OT Build It and They Will Come?

Just Wow!, and then Barf!

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Sat Apr 18

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:31 PM

Re: Muslim Extreme Misogyny

No thinking person doubts this.

Checked with my husband just now and he agrees that I (crazed though I may be) am a thinking person, and I not only doubt it but I say that you are way way off base.

Try [more]

Fri Apr 17

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:37 PM

Re: Stephen Hawking sings the Galaxy Song

The Fibonacci sequences were weird. I wonder why those numbers in particular would show up so much.

A very good (although partial, it is BIG partial) answer is on this beautiful frenetic video, the 3rd of a series on Fibonacci series [more]

Wed Apr 15

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:55 AM

Re: Newer aircraft vulnerable to hacking

!!!!!

I cannot forking believe it.

This old old systems engineer could of told them this 40 years ago.

Rule #1: Any communication channel can be compromised (older version: a secret shared is a no longer a [more]

Tue Apr 14

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:22 AM

Re: What Would Salk Think Today?

JLC

You are correct about the correlation between Whole Foods and anti-vaxxers. This is not about the "ignorant public," as poor and ill-educated people tend to have their children vaccinated. It is about a segment of the well off [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:50 AM

Re: High Yield vs. S&P looking unhealthy

"such divergences cannot last," agreed, but with "the new normal" it is hard to predict how the convergence will occur, as investor psychology mixes with politics to become theater, and the question becomes "how long can [more]

Sun Apr 12

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 9:57 PM

Re: Airline Seats and Jewish Men

Suggestion:
Based on obnoxious big baby behavior of Haredim I have personally witnessed (I fly NYC <--> Los Angeles a lot), and what I have read on this thread, I am now prepared to announce that, despite appearances, I am actually not a [more]

Fri Apr 10

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:19 PM

Re: Self-Driving Cars

No question, autonomous cars are better at not hitting the sudden child darting out, the pothole, etc...

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:44 PM

Re: Self-Driving Cars

and I also think that in 100 years they will say "Can you believe they devoted 60% of the most valuable urban space to cars, mostly to store them when out of use, but also to move them around with great inefficiency, stopping and going, and [more]

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flyerboys posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:08 PM

Greek Port Piraeus & China

Fascinating article about China's determination to own and make Piraeus (closest European port to Suez and China) the Rotterdam of the Mediterranean, and the social and political strata thus revealed.

[more]

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flyerboys replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 12:52 AM

Re: 2 weeks post-mastectomy

Wendy

I have no medical training, no useful experience regarding breast cancer, and what I know comes from my entirely different experiences with AIDS epidemic and prostate cancer, horses of very different [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:40 AM

Re: DeLay Wants Christians To...

AM, in DeLay you picked one of the crux living evil USAian archetypes.

I have never been able to figure out if he is just an extreme slime corrupt demagogic monster who doesn't believe anything at all let alone the clever evil crap he says, [more]

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flyerboys replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:32 AM

Re: What A Shock, Michael Slager Has Complaints

The really good news -- video tech in phones is shining the spotlight on heretofore hidden obscenities.

The really DARK news -- all of this has been going on for decades, and no one wanted to hear it, no one wanted to investigate it, and [more]

Thu Apr 9

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flyerboys replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:58 AM

Re: gun culture

The absolutist and paranoid gun culture is religious in all the worst senses of that word, and borrows its religious underpinnings from the ancient worship of Priapus.

Gun worship is blind (hey, they see the guns but not the [more]

Tue Apr 7

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:03 PM

Re: We have too much water in my part of CA

They do not know CA geography.

Most Californians don't either!

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flyerboys replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:00 PM

Re: Bad at saving? Blame your mother tongue

Very interesting SB!

Showing, once again, that the real roots of MacroEcon and of economic growth or stagnation lie

NOT in

rational decision theory,
Pareto optimality,
input/output analysis


BUT [more]

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