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. . . but our brain can’t understand the picture

Hayek already wrote in The Sensory Order (1952) that “An apparatus of classification cannot explain anything more complex than itself” and that “The whole idea of the mind explaining itself is a logical contradiction’’. Hayek takes this incompleteness — the constitutional inability of mind to explain itself — to be a generalized case of Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem. See…

The Jews and Capitalism

The always provocative Walter Block’s rumination from a few years back in Psychology Today on a species of what I term the “dhimmi” Jew. This is also related to what Gad Saad has termed as Ostrich Parasitic Syndrome. Bosch FawstincapitalismFriedrich HayekJewsOstrich Parasitic Syndromeregressive leftRobert Nozickwalter block

Joaquín Fuster

Happy birthday to Joaquín. Here is a bio-sketch of Joaquín’s life and a summary of his work. Also check out Joaquín’s “Hayek in Today’s Cognitive Neuroscience” which he wrote for my edited collection in 2011. Some 20 years ago I gave a talk on Hayek’s philosophical psychology examining the continuities between Hayek’s social connectionism and…