Assorted links by Tyler Cowen September 30, 2011 at 1:45 pm 1. How to organize information about science fiction and fantasy books. 2. The absurdity of metaphysics, and Thomas Reid on the immaterial souls of vegetables. 3. The Slovak wild card. 4. Democracies have higher TFP than do dictatorships (Norwegian pdf). 5. A good cartoon about tragedy. 6. Does chess and game skill help at trading? How about tennis and trading? 7. Paul Krugman responds on Ireland, original context here.