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Black Swans, Frankenfoods and Disaster Fairy Tales
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Black Swans, Frankenfoods and Disaster Fairy Tales

The 17th-century French mathematician Blaise Pascal had what he thought was a great reason to believe in God -- it's all about expected utility. If you believe in God and God turns out not to be real, it's not so bad. But if you deny God and it ... Bloomberg View, 3 weeks ago

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Waste Management World

French University Researchers Challenge EU on their Knowledge of Oxo-biodegradable Plastics

The EU has been challenged on its lack of understanding of oxo-biodegradable plastic by a scientific team from Blaise Pascal University, one of France's leading research centres for degradable plastics, in a briefing paper just published. The team ...
 SpecialChem Polymer Additives3 weeks ago French scientists criticise EU's oxo-biodegradable plastic stance month ago Oxo-Biodegradable Plastic: War of Words Continues as French Researchers Slam Misinformation  Waste Management World1 month ago French researchers challenge EU on oxo-biodegradable plastics  European Plastic Product Manufacturer1 month ago
Jerusalem Post

The secret of Jewish survival

Blaise Pascal, French theologian and philosopher, wrote at length about the marvel of Jewish survival. Powerful kings have tried to destroy them, yet the Jews survived whereas the nations of Greece, Italy, Athens and Rome have long perished. It is ...
 Jerusalem Post1 month ago

Our Investment Strategy and Portfolio Selection

Process All human evil comes from this man's inability to sit quietly in a room - Blaise Pascal We regard investing as an arrogant act; an investor who buys is effectively saying that he or she knows more than the seller and the same or ...
 Guru Focus1 month ago

Our Place in the Universe

The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me. Blaise Pascal (16231662), French mathematician, physicist and philosopher Anyone living in a house, if he is ignorant of its materials or construction, its size and kind, its position ...
 Psychology Today1 month ago

Pascal's Wager

"One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests." - John Stuart Mill Watching with interest the results of the ECB's AQR (Asset Quality Review), we reminded ourselves of our July 2012 title " No test, no stress, no ...
 Seeking Alpha1 month ago

'Interview' Cancellation: How Brave Are We, Really?

|8:29 amNot availableDavid French, a Harvard educated attorney, is Senior Counsel at the American Center of Law and Justice. He lives in Middle Tennessee with his wife, best-selling author Nancy French and their children and pets. I've found the ...
 Christian Post3 hours ago

How Brave Are We, Really?

Ive found the entire Interview cancelation fiasco deeply disturbing. It's one story if Sony faced a vague threat and canceled the movie in a panic, a cancellation that would also have the collateral effect of perhaps appeasing the hackers and ...
 National Review2 days ago

'Cheerful Evil' - World Reacts To Pakistan Massacre

As Pakistan began to bury its children Wednesday, the world reacted to one of the most horrifying terrorist acts in recent years: the Taliban's methodical assault on a school in Peshawar. The death toll in Tuesday's attack stands at 141 people ...
 Worldcrunch5 days ago

10 Investing Lessons That Have Withstood The Test Of Time

Few stock market operators in American history continue to command as much respect and attention from modern investors as Jesse Livermore. And thanks to American journalist Edwin Lefevre's Reminiscences of a Stock Operator , a work of fiction that ...
 Motley Fool5 days ago 10 Investing Lessons That Have Stood the Test of Time  Nasdaq1 week ago Lessons That Have Stood the Test of Time  Motley Fool1 week ago
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