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Giving to Influence

Most of the time, we offer people gifts out of love; however, sometimes we may give because we want to influence their behaviour. In our minds, we may think that the bigger the gift, the more influence we will have over their actions. 269 more words

Decision Making

Does Not Wisdom Call?

“Doing the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans.”

- George MacDonald -

Well! You’re back! That’s wonderful :D

Last week I left you with a bit of a cliffhanger, didn’t I? 1,387 more words


Some Thoughts From Anonymous About Courage

“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”

Remember, you are your own doctor when it comes to curing cold feet.”

“Many a man who is proud of his right to say what he pleases wishes he had the courage to do so.” 29 more words


Don't Start

In 1977, Fleetwood Mac had a hit, “Don’t Stop.”  Bad advice for spending.  For spending, sometimes the best advice is “Don’t Start”

Every decision must be examined for a future cost component.  531 more words

Don Shaughnessy

What should replace utility maximization in economics?

Mainstream economics has been based on the idea of people producing and trading in order to maximize their utility, which depends on their assigning values and conditional  probabilities to outcomes. 663 more words


Scientific literacy

Public engagement in science is a hot topic highlighted by the ‘Nation of Curious Minds’ project and the National Objectives Framework component of the Freshwater Reform package. 476 more words


The crowd makes the decision

Watch out Howard Stern: your role as judge on America’s Got Talent could be in jeopardy, thanks to Crowdsourcing — a proven, web-powered way to raise money and troubleshoot problems. 767 more words

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