Archive for June, 2010

Judge Posner Admits He Didn’t Read Boilerplate for Home Equity Loan – News – ABA Journal

Judge Richard Posner of the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals does a lot of reading—but he apparently hates boilerplate as much as the next person. Appearing at a recent American Constitution Society conference, Posner recalled his encounter with hundreds of pages of documentation for his home equity loan, Above the Law reports. Posner […]

Daniel Kahneman’s Talk About The Science of Happiness, and Money’s Effect (and Lack Thereof)

via ted.com This is a very interesting talk about the nature of happiness by Daniel Kahneman, behavioral economist and Nobel Prize winner. Some key points: – People have two selves: (1) an Experiencing Self, i.e. YOU, as you are reading this, feeling the feelings you feel in real time; and (2) a Remembering Self, i.e. […]