I served with now former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. In 2004 we were both assigned to be Officers in Charge of Naval Special Warfare small boat detachments in the same squadron. It […]
Sean Patrick Hughes
Sean Patrick Hughes is an author, veteran, non-profit founder (care4us.org) and a special needs father. He’s contributed to multiple media outlets including the Washington Post, Playboy and other online media outlets. A veteran of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom and a Bronze Star recipient, Sean graduated of the United States Naval Academy and the University of San Diego Graduate School of Business and separated from the Navy at the rank of Commander. He lives in Southern California with his wife Annette and three boys .
Psychologist Amos Tversky, whose work on decision making with fellow psychologist Daniel Kahneman was recognized when Kahneman won the Nobel prize for Economics in 2002, was not your average intellectual giant. Tversky, […]
I still remember the girl everyone picked on in my 3rd grade class. I don’t remember anything I learned in that class. I barely remember the teacher’s name. I don’t remember who […]
Two things were lodged in the trending corner of my Twitter feed all day yesterday. One was Jordan B Peterson, author of the best-selling book Twelve Rules for Life: An Antidote to […]
Mother’s Day morning doesn’t look that much different from other mornings in our house. It’s not that we don’t celebrate it or we don’t try to make it special. It’s just that […]
I wrote a bit about George Mason economist Robin Hanson last week and the blog post that he wrote in April that’s created quite a stir. In response to the media flap […]
The stack of books on my nightstand expands and collapses with the ebb and flow of my free time. It’s a good indicator of how much I have going on in my […]
Entropy a : the degradation of the matter and energy in the universe to an ultimate state of inert uniformity. b : a process of degradation or running down or a trend to disorder. Every […]
Societal optimists make a point about the positive bend in the arc of a historical narrative by imagining the 50-year newspaper.
Nothing about me would lead anyone to believe that I am a man of faith. I am, at my very core, a believer in Bayesian logic. In my natural state, the world […]