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The Zeitgeist

Join Us. No, Really.

By Rusty Guinn | February 25, 2020

Kitchen Sink It

By Rusty Guinn | February 20, 2020

Thanksgiving

By Rusty Guinn | February 19, 2020

Love in the Time of COVID-19

By Ben Hunt | February 17, 2020

Options

By Rusty Guinn | February 12, 2020

The Promised Land!

By Ben Hunt | February 5, 2020

The Inevitable Afterbirth

By Rusty Guinn | February 4, 2020

Notes from the Diamond #9: How About Never

By David Salem | February 3, 2020

Once You Buy a Prize, It’s Yours to Keep!

By Ben Hunt | January 31, 2020

You Had One Job

By Ben Hunt | January 26, 2020

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guess My Name

By Ben Hunt | January 22, 2020

The Drum Major Instinct

By Rusty Guinn | January 20, 2020

The Church of the Long Now

By Ben Hunt | January 17, 2020

That Which We Call a Law School

By Rusty Guinn | January 16, 2020

Shot, Chaser

By Ben Hunt | January 13, 2020

Don’t Test, Don’t Tell

By Ben Hunt | February 27, 2020 | 13

The CDC’s Don’t Test, Don’t Tell policy came crashing down last night. So did Trump’s “buh, buh the flu” and “Yay, Containment!” narratives.

Now let’s get to work preparing for the fight to come.

Not in panic. Not in fear. But with resolve, sacrifice and righteous anger for those who would use us instrumentally for their own political ends.

Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can’t lose.

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The Fall of Wuhan

By Ben Hunt | February 24, 2020 | 14

Containment has failed.

And so now we must fight.

That means doing everything possible to bolster our healthcare systems BEFORE the need overwhelms the capacity.

That means calling out our leaders for their corrupt political responses to date, and forcing them through our outcry to adopt an effective virus-fighting policy for OUR benefit, not theirs.

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ET In Full

The Industrially Necessary Doctor Tedros

By Ben Hunt | February 16, 2020 | 10

To date, WHO leadership has simply been part of the Chinese narrative machine.

It’s more than a disgrace. It’s more than a humiliation of the people who do good and important work through WHO.

It’s a betrayal of the entire world.

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Body Count

By Ben Hunt | February 10, 2020 | 24

China is fighting nCov2019 exactly like the US fought North Vietnam … with policy driven more by narrative control than by what’s best to win the war.

That was a disastrous strategic mistake for the US then, and it’s a disastrous strategic mistake for China today.

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We Hanged Our Harps Upon the Willows

By Rusty Guinn | February 10, 2020 | 4

Because the danger of powerful memes, cartoons and narratives is not that they demand our acquiesence. It is that they demand our participation.

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Stuck in the Middle With You

By Ben Hunt | January 30, 2020 | 5

There is a median narrative theorem that can serve as a central pillar of a NEW approach to social choice theory, an approach less pedantic in its assumptions about human nature and less naive in its assumptions about modes of social power.

The median narrative theorem generates powerful predictive hypotheses about elections, hypotheses that predicted Trump’s Republican primary victory in 2016 and – if current data holds – predicts Sanders’ Democratic primary victory in 2020.

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The Curious Case of Candidate Sanders

By Rusty Guinn | January 29, 2020 | 5

Everyone complains that their favorite candidate isn’t being treated fairly in the media. It’s the Bernie Bros’ turn…but are they right?

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A New Road to Serfdom

By Rusty Guinn | January 24, 2020 | 27

There are many roads to serfdom, and they have all become faster and more perilous. We are walking down one of them now.

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ET Live!

ET Live! – 2.18.2020

February 18, 2020

This ET Live! is all about Coronavirus, except it’s not – it’s all about how institutions who solve for narrative outcomes invariably create bad results in the Real World.

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ET Live! – 11.19.2019

November 19, 2019

It’s the November 19th, 2019 edition of Epsilon Theory Live! Be sure to join Ben and Rusty for a discussion of all things narrative in the world of politics and markets.

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