Sunday, January 24, 2021

Destroyer of Worlds

Remember when some top economists helped plunge the world into the austerity economics recession based on a silly empirical result with absolutely no theoretical foundation (nothing that made any sense even within the framework of economics), then that silly empirical result was shown to be a spreadsheet error, and everyone just said, "Ah, well, nevertheless, the point still stands."

Almost everything in our discourse is like that.