Thursday, May 17, 2007

Income Inequality…
Thursday, May 17th, 2007

May 17, 2007
Economic Scene
Why Is Income Inequality in America So Pronounced? Consider Education
The most commonly cited culprits for the income inequality in America — outsourcing, immigration and the gains of the super-rich — are diversions from the main issue. Instead, the problem is largely one of (a lack of) education.

Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University and co-author of a blog at
Copyright 2007 The New York Times Company

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

jokes and philosophy
Wednesday, May 16th, 2007
jokes lead to laughter (most of the time), and laughter makes the event enjoyable, thus easier to remember.
A snail was mugged by two turtles. When the police questioned the snail, he said “I don’t really remember too much, it happened so fast.”
npr had a show on the book by Cathcart and Klein - //or//
the buddhist approaches the hot dog vendor and asks “make me one with everything” - when asked for change, the hot dog vendor says “change comes from within…”