Assorted links

1. Zero- or positive-sum game?

2. Via Chris F. Masse, which classic books do the French buy?  Asimov beats out Proust and Stendahl.

3. Interview with Martin Walser, on literature and religion.

4. More Charles Murray, on economic vs. cultural forces; “It is condescending to treat people who have less education or money as less morally accountable than we are. We should stop making excuses for them that we wouldn’t make for ourselves. Respect those who deserve respect, and look down on those who deserve looking down on.”

5. What lessons are other countries learning from the Greek default?

6. Article about me in Calcalist, Israeli periodical, in Hebrew.


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