Re: How do I convince New Agers that not everybody should get the same wage?

2004-01-15 Thread Mike Cardwell
This seems the most fool proof way to me. -Original Message- From: ArmChair List [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Eric Crampton Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2004 4:38 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: How do I convince New Agers that not everybody should get the same wage? Why

Re: Oscar Political Business Cycle

2004-01-03 Thread Mike Cardwell
It could partially be a function of the holiday season. More movies tend to be released around holidays anyway (also around July 4, for example), given that people are more likely to see a movie during these times (since they have the day off). Not only are people more apt to go because they

Re: why aren't we smarter?

2003-12-09 Thread Mike Cardwell
Having taken the WWI era Army IQ test that was the basis for some of this, I can verify that a significant amount of it seemed to be education based (questions regarding brands of motor engines and whatnot probably posed issues for immigrants who'd rarely seen and never driven cars, for example).

Re: A deep look at media bias

2003-12-03 Thread Mike Cardwell
Better late than never, but I would argue the opposite happens quite a bit too- journalists spend a lot of time digging to find someone who disagrees and to give them some semblance of an equal voice even when the position they represent is laughably unequal. If Bill Clinton or George Bush say