Discover Your Inner Economist has lots of great insights. But this one Tyler gets all wrong.
Small changes in incentives can make a big difference in our beliefs. For instance, UFO sightings are down dramatically in the last decade…I think [one factor is] cell phones and cell phone cameras.
"The spaceship was in a no-call dead zone. And you didn’t snap a picture?"
…The story is suddenly a little harder to swallow. Most of all, it is harder to fool oneself, not just one’s spouse and friends.
I mean really. Why jump to conclusions? OBVIOUSLY the aliens know we have cell phone cameras now.