Some Random Thoughts, Largely Unrelated, Based on Previous Discussions and Readings
piat1 at bellsouth.net
Tue Oct 15 17:38:05 EDT 2002
> Last week, the NYT had a story on self-esteem and criminal behavior. It
> appears psychologists are finally getting good evidence for selfishness
> motivating bad behavior and self-esteem being pretty much useless as an
> analytic category. Maybe this insight will eventually trickle down to the
> nation's financial regulators and lawmakers. ("It's OK that the numbers
> didn't add up for the 3rd quarter - but do you FEEL good about them?")
Glad to hear you are feeling a bit better and hope the upswing continues.
I've missed your lively commentaries.
So -- "good" evidence about "bad" behavior, eh? That's what I love about
political science -- first we gather the evidence -- then we hang em.
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