"There is always a philosophy for lack of courage."—Albert Camus

Monday, December 06, 2004

The Most Potent Blog Yet . . .

With all due respect to our own eminent economists, the most potent Econ. blog ever has opened for business. Nobel Prize winner Gary Becker and federal judge/innovator of the the highly influential law and economics movement Richard Posner have begun blogging. I normally hate all the self-referential "blogging is so important" language from many practitioners of the art, but this is a big, big deal and lends a lot of credibility to blogging as a means of communication. Posner is one prolific son of a gun. Heaven only knows how many millions of words he'll fling into cyberspace in the days to come.

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