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Zero Sum

A-Sides Aside: 100 Songs From The Last 25 Years That STILL Fly Under The Radar

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

In 1999, my then-girlfriend (now wife), friend and his girlfriend, and single bud went to see The Matrix. With all the buzz surrounding it, we were al...

Vulgar Borkians: The Tea Party and the Judge

Lawrence Rosenthal | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Lawrence Rosenthal

Zero-sum thinking in American conservatism goes deeper than disputing spoils. The Tea Party's view about things like benefits is a subset of a more general vein of conservative thought in which liberty itself is seen as a zero-sum commodity.

Economic Success Isn't a Zero-Sum Game, Just Ask Canada

Nicholas Carroll | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Nicholas Carroll

If capitalism builds wealth, why are Canadians wealthier than we are?

When Obama Meets Hu: "Normalizing" Sino-American Relationship?

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Each leader needs to come out of the summit able to demonstrate to an anxious public that the relationship between the two countries is advancing the nation's economic interests.

Here's the Real Lesson Small Investors Should Learn From the Massive Insider-Trading Investigation -- But Won't

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

The REAL lesson most investors should take away from the largest institutional insider-trading investigation in history is that competition in the global financial markets is so intense that it's basically idiotic to trade.

On the Moral Depravity of Capitalism in 21 Tweets

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cynthia Boaz

I've thought a lot about it & have concluded that market capitalism is actually conducive to evil. It's not just a talking point.

Ahimsa Eating Re-Considered

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Zero-sum" is when one's needs cancel out another's needs. I learned the meaning of this violent doctrine as a Russian kid playing "nozhichki." Nozhi...

Q&A with Robert Wright (Part 2): Is Belief in God Any Weirder Than Belief in Electrons?

Terrence McNally | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Terrence McNally

For part 2 of my interview with Robert Wright, author of The Evolution of God, we discuss consciousness, physics, evolution, atheism, Obama and more.