Philosophy

The hedonists guilt

Having been failed by science in more than just the lack of hover-boards, post-modernism rejects materialism, and re-embraces the spiritual. It rejects empiricism and embraces the irrational. But I protest that they are not as different as they look.

Positive diffusion coefficients

Professor Jordan Peterson says the Pareto distribution is “something like a natural law”, but as an engineer it strikes me that there are far more natural processes that create equality than create inequality. So… why does money flow up-hill? And does it have to be that way?