I think one of the most important reasons to learn economics is that if it is done properly, it can help you extend your empathy. Also knowledge of economics, specifically that other’s gain is not your loss, consistently helps me curb my natural feelings of resentment. I was standing in line to pay for my… Continue reading Learning Economics as a Way to Curb Resentment
You are walking home. In your pocket is the new iPhone XVIII plus, which cost you $2000, but it will be so worth it when everyone sees how cool you are. I mean, the new phone is a bit big, and it is stuck in your pocket currently, but just wait until you get a… Continue reading What is a Moral Requirement?
"Unbridled altruism is a huge vice of mine,' he explained. 'I simply have to do good. I am a sensible dwarf, however, and know that I'm unable to do everyone good. Were I to attempt to be good to everyone, to the entire world and to all the creatures living in it, it would be… Continue reading Are True Altruists Monsters?