Perhaps it's just the lateness of the hour but this post by Brad DeLong on the Republicans' refusal to accept CBO numbers reminded me just a bit of the Tortoise's refusal to accept a simple argument in Lewis Carroll's follow-up to Zeno's best-known paradox.
I really need to get to bed.
I'm glad that I'm not the only fan of this one . . . follow the links here.ReplyDelete
In my interactions with Judea Pearl, however, I suspect that he sees me as a bit of a Tortoise.
Here's the link for Andrew Gelman's post:ReplyDelete