jared.. oh.. :3
People get drunk
They hook up with the wrong person
And pretend to be okay
People act tough
And get mad
People will do anything to distract their heart.
They will do anything to distract it from missing someone.
introverts and extroverts alike should read “Quiet” by Susan Cain. it’s fantabulous.
Leave it to the students of my university to build two snow…”people”… screwing.
What the heck dude!! I though they where hugging until I read your caption!! this is and edit I did of what I thought it looked like!! This is too much! hahaha
Every mainstream science which touches on political or religious ideology attracts more than its fair share of deniers: the anti-vaccine crowd v mainstream medicine, GMO fearmongers v geneticists, creationists v biologists, global warming deniers v climatologists. Economics is no different, but economics cranks differ in that they typically make false claims about the content of economics itself, as opposed, or as a prelude, to false claims about the way the world works. That target sometimes making it hard for non-economists to differentiate crankery from solid criticism.
Here, then, are some symptoms of bad critiques of economics:
- Treats macroeconomic forecasting as the major or only goal of economic analysis.
- Frames critique in terms of politics, most commonly the claim that economists are market fundamentalists.
- Uses “neoclassical” as if it refers to a political philosophy, set of policy prescriptions, or actual economies. Bonus: spells it “neo-classical” or “Neo-classical.”
- Refers to “the” neoclassical model or otherwise suggests all of economic thought is contained in Walras (1874).
- Uses “neoclassical economics” and “mainstream economics” interchangeably. Bonus: uses “neoliberal economics” interchangeably with either.
- Uses the word “neoliberal” for any reason.
- Refers to “corporate masters” or otherwise implies economists are shills for the wealthy or corporations.
- Claims economists think people are always rational.
- Claims financial crisis disproved mainstream economics.
- Explicitly claims that economics is not empirical, or does so implicitly by ignoring empirical economics.
- Treats all of economics as if it’s battling schools of macroeconomics.
- Misconstrues jargon: “rational.”
- Misconstrues jargon: “efficient” (financial sense) or “efficient” (Pareto sense).
- Misconstrues jargon: “externality“.
- Claims economists only care about money.
- Claims economists ignore the environment. Variant: claims economics falters on point that “infinite growth on a finite planet is impossible.”
- Goes out of its way to point out that the Economics Nobel is not a real Nobel.
- Cites Debunking Economics.
have you ever stopped liking somebody that you liked a lot and suddenly notice that they are a shitty person and realize how blinded you were by how much you liked them