Monthly Archives: May 2011

The impact of language on understanding: two small examples

The morning Post is often the catalyst for my blogs. This morning’s edition provoked the following two comments. According to the Post, in an article reviewing a speech by the justly highly respected Secretary of Defense, “President Obama has pledged … Continue reading

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The Rule of Law

The idea that government exists to serve the interests of the people rather than the other way around is modern. It underlies the attitude that Americans and the citizens of other democracies have toward their governments. The essence of this … Continue reading

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The Astana Economic Forum

Hi from Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. I am here for the IV Astana Economic Forum at the invitation of Robert Mundell, the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee, and the Eurasia Economic Club of Scientists. Formally I was invited by Nursultan … Continue reading

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