In Honor of Darwin Day

We are all Keynesians now. This quote, usually attributed to Richard Nixon, is really believed to have been said by Milton Friedman. What Nixon actually said was “I am a Keynesian in economics now.” Both statements are powerful in the fact that they come from people who are ideologically on the right. They are in … Continue reading In Honor of Darwin Day

Reflections on the Past Week: 1/22/17

With regards to what has happened over the past two days (and what will likely continue as an ongoing saga), I cannot add anymore to the outrage. The wrongness of this executive order has been said many times and more eloquently by many more people than anything I could say. If I do have to… Continue reading Reflections on the Past Week: 1/22/17

Reflections on the Past Week: 1/15/2017

So remember how I said last week how I hated not getting anything done? I didn’t get much done this week. And yet…I don’t feel like shit? It’s strange. Usually I feel terrible for not doing anything. I almost always have a fear that I’m perpetually falling behind everyone, in every aspect. Whenever I don’t… Continue reading Reflections on the Past Week: 1/15/2017

Reflections on the Past Week: 12/11/16

Ugh… That’s all I can really say about last week. Ugh… Winter’s come in with an absolute vengeance. Currently, we’re getting temperatures of single digits, -15 to -10 degrees in Celsius. Snow is falling like crazy which is bad as I have to commute to university. This has all slowed my academic progress considerably as… Continue reading Reflections on the Past Week: 12/11/16

Reflections on the Past Week: 12/4/16

It’s like I dream when I die I wake up I see all the people I disrespected and try to make up One thing that’s never really talked about when it comes to academia is the social struggle. The mental side of it all — doing research, writing publications, getting grants — is obviously very… Continue reading Reflections on the Past Week: 12/4/16