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He’s No Bruce Lee

Licensing versus certification.

JULY 20, 2011 by JIM FEDAKO

It would appear that we have a market failure of sorts: folks of wildly varying skills claiming to be black belts, some able to give a Bruce Lee performance, others looking more pathetic than potent.

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Cheering on My Rival

At the salad bar and elsewhere.

JUNE 29, 2011 by JIM FEDAKO

In the free market, where peaceful social interactions have replaced government interventions, even our rival is our ally.

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Unfortunately, educating people about phenomena that are counterintuitive, not-so-easy to remember, and suggest our individual lack of human control (for starters) can seem like an uphill battle in the war of ideas. So we sally forth into a kind of wilderness, an economic fairyland. We are myth busters in a world where people crave myths more than reality. Why do they so readily embrace untruth? Primarily because the immediate costs of doing so are so low and the psychic benefits are so high.
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