Monthly Archives: August 2013

Economics can never be right

“What is Economics Good For?” is the provocative New York Times essay by Alex Rosenberg and Tyler Curtain.  They point is that economics is no kind of science and never can be.  This is an excellent essay and worth reading. … Continue reading

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ABM: Under The Dome – K2B

Why spend tens of billions of US$ for ballistic missile defense if we cannot rely on it? The previous post examined reasons, from K2B, that people ardently support massive weapons programs which do not work. We apply those points to … Continue reading

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Knights to Battleships – Ardent Support For The Unreliable

Why do people support programs that are not reliable? LastTechAge has been reviewing anti ballistic missile defense systems.  After decades, many do not yet work as claimed but have almost violent support.  Why?  This looks like a common response especially … Continue reading

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