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Daily Archive: November 1, 2012

Nov 01 2012

That explains the purpose of Ayn Rand

Mr. Deity and Lucy discuss Jesus’s improvisations while being down here on Earth and in the process reveal why Ayn Rand was put on this Earth.

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Nov 01 2012

Sporadic blogging for a few days

I will be traveling for the next few days to attend a college reunion in Washington DC and so blogging may be light since my access to the internet may be spotty as well as me being busy meeting up with old friends whom I have not seen for decades. Unfortunately due to Hurricane Sandy, …

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Nov 01 2012

What makes a good election prediction?

Given the rapidly proliferating number of polls and models predicting the election, the interesting question to be answered after the election is which did the best job. Poll aggregator Sam Wang says that a good prediction should:

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Nov 01 2012

How to become a psychopath

Some time ago, I discussed the question of whether Sherlock Holmes could be classed as a psychopath based on his behavior in the stories. In pursuing this question a little more, I came across an article in the Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders that elaborated on how psychopathy manifests itself.

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