Relationships: Let the winners run, and cut the losses.

In economics we talk about the time preferences of humans when it comes to spending. Someone with a high time preference prefers consumption today (spending money for example), ahead of consumption in the future. Someone with a low time preference will place more value on future consumption than the present. Unsurprisingly, most people have a… Continue reading Relationships: Let the winners run, and cut the losses.

Why I am against marriage, and monogamy, and for safe sex.

Tonight I will attend the engagement party of some good friends of mine. I’ve been making a lot of jokes lately about how crazy the whole concept of marriage is to me. You could argue that I am a little bitter, and have been stung by the ending of my marriage, but I don’t think… Continue reading Why I am against marriage, and monogamy, and for safe sex.