Cecil the Lion: Wait a Minute, Guys…

Something is weirding me out about all of the outrage on social media directed towards a hunter who killed a lion in Zimbabwe. It’s not that I think that the killing was justified, or even that the outrage is *wrong* to begin with. I always think it’s strange when people purposefully engage in violence just […]

Opportunity Cost and Personal Philosophy

I wish more people evaluated their actions, thoughts and feelings in terms of opportunity cost. In microeconomic theory, the opportunity cost of a choice is the value of the best alternative forgone, in a situation in which a choice needs to be made between several mutually exclusive alternatives given limited resources. —Wikipedia How about a […]