Economics Isn’t

Economics has long been called ‘the dismal science.’  I question whether it is truly a science.  That’s not a knock on economics, but on science.  Science often takes on a fundamentalist approach, one which assumes that reality – and therefore Truth – must be universal, it must be valid at all times, and to all observers. When … [Read more…]


Local entrepreneur and civic leader Alfred Lamson died some years back, and I still miss him.  He was a force of personality to be reckoned with.  He was highly successful in both business and philanthropy, and was involved in the creation and expansion of numerous local fixtures.  For instance, he single-handedly got the moribund University … [Read more…]