Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Not Just Money

Pierce is writing about the NBA situation, but it's a useful general reminder. Too often we assume that Homo Economicus is truly just motivated by the money, or more ridiculously the financial interests of the shareholders of the companies they run. The truth is, Our Galtian Overlords are frequently just assholes because they are assholes, not because being assholes will actually make them any richer.