Tag: food

  • Touchstone Terms: The Accursed Share

    Touchstone Terms: The Accursed Share

    This is a part of a series on terms and concepts that I find particularly resonant. We usually say that the fundamental rule of economics is scarcity: there are never enough widgets (food, housing, gadgets) to meet all the demand And even where we seem to be endowed with wealth, we still face opportunity costs for doing […]

  • Links, Aggregated

    Happiness studies say parenthood is bad for you. Probably this tells us more about happiness studies than happiness. Lisa Feldman Barrett: What Emotions Are (and Aren’t) Five Philosophy Books for Children Emily Oster: Everybody Calm Down about Breastfeeding (But see also) “Knowing whom to ask and also how to ask is also often more valuable than a detailed knowledge […]