Is Trump legally responsible for the death of a man who misunderstood then acted on Trump’s unfounded proclamations? That depends on your theory of causation and legal responsibility. Let’s learn about causation and responsibility in the law! The Case During his address to the nation on Friday March 19, Trump claimed that chloroquine was a […]Read More Trump, Death by Chloroquine Phosphate, and Legal Responsibility
*Record scratch* *Freeze frame* Yup. That’s me. You’re probably wondering how I ended up home on Saturday night writing about toilet paper and game theory in the middle of a pandemic that causes respiratory failure. Even more perplexing is why, despite no drop in production or disruptions in the supply line, toilet paper is sold […]Read More Toilet Paper, Game Theory, and The Leviathan
We’re entering election season in the US of A, so it’s time to pollute the internet’s comments sections with fear mongering, bad arguments, strawmen, and knee-jerk reactions. Of course, these rhetorical techniques and fallacious argument forms pervade all domains of discourse. But when it comes to political discourse in ‘Murica, expect to find these cranked […]Read More IF YOU LIKE SOCIALISM SO MUCH, WHY DON’T YOU MOVE TO VENEZUELA?