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Forum: Diavlog comments 04-22-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,350
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: Blogging the Stimulus (Steve Coll & Michael Grabell)

Steve Coll doesn't seem to understand what it means when the Fed creates credits.

At root, they use those credits to purchase assets from banks. The Fed has used them to purchase junk. Now the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 04-13-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,089
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: God and Man on the Right

First you didn't challenge my argument. You just claimed it was hyperbole.

Second, if Hegel considered the question of reason being oppressive and a good number of continentals thought that it...
Forum: Diavlog comments 04-13-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,089
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: God and Man on the Right

It's so oppressive that no one lives by reason alone.

Tell me why that is hyperbole?

To function one must make normative claims that have weak empirics.
Forum: Diavlog comments 04-13-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,089
Posted By R. Pointer
Heather makes a bold claim

Heather is too quick (<embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://static.bloggingheads.tv/maulik/offsite/offsite_flvplayer.swf"...
Forum: Diavlog comments 04-13-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,089
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: God and Man on the Right

One gets the sense that she is a little bit dense.

I was jesuit educated and I understand that the application of science is incorrect when accessing the existence of God. Both failed to touch...
Forum: Diavlog comments 04-13-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,089
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: God and Man on the Right

Why couldn't they have a Jesuit argue against her? That would be a much more vigorous discussion.
Forum: Diavlog comments 04-13-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,089
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: God and Man on the Right

Heather seems to be flat out wrong.

Her argument that the extension of equality has been so great in countries like secular Sweden: Here (<embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash"...
Forum: Diavlog comments 03-22-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,000
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: Open Air Drug Markets

Cop in the Hood by Peter Moskos lays out what happens with open air drug markets. "Shut them down and they don't reopen" because booking and processing takes 48 hours.

I was kind of flumoxed that...
Forum: Diavlog comments 03-21-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 28,988
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: Science Saturday: Alternative Medicine Edition

Or as Robin Hanson would say, You Signal that you are Altruistic (http://bloggingheads.tv/diavlogs/18482?in=29:35&out=30:49).
Forum: Diavlog comments 03-10-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 65,486
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: Zero-nomics?

Taleb was on Econtalk with Russell Roberts in 2007 before the blow up. Roberts was well aware of the problems of Economics as a science, but let's have some epistemological humility and not throw out...
Forum: Diavlog comments 01-10-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,756
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: Science Saturday: Doctors' Obligations

So let me get this straight: Because locals wouldn't have access to such drugs in their local environment, they are condemned to taking a placebo?

What about condoms?...
Forum: Diavlog comments 12-29-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 30,861
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: Free Will: The Circus Act

Because he is not just 'black', he is complicated. To deny that he has 'white' ancestors is to buy into the idea 'blackness' taints.

I think, after reading RR's essay on Mr. Obama, that 'brown'...
Forum: Diavlog comments 11-03-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,615
Posted By R. Pointer
Re: The Bloggingheads Election

Does Mickey even know what a libertarian is? It isn't just about economic freedom, it is about freedom. LIBERTY. As in Classical Liberal. As in the founding principles of the United States.

I...
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