Think outside the box

夏眠中|I shall return.




At this point, such incidents have become so routine that it’s tempting to wave them off.


Mistake theorists believe that the world is complicated and most of our troubles are caused by error and incompetence, not by malice or evil intent.

Mistake theorists also believe that most social problems are hard and that obvious perfect solutions are scarce. Debate is essential.

In the conflict theorist worldview, most public problems are caused not by errors or complexity, but by malice and oppression. […] The solutions to injustice and suffering are simple and obvious: Defeat the powerful. 

Both Sowell and Pinker contend that conservatives see an unfortunate world of moral trade-offs in which every moral judgment comes with costs that must be properly balanced. Progressives, on the other hand, seem to be blind to, or in denial about, these trade-offs, whether economic and social; theirs is a utopian or unconstrained vision, in which every moral grievance must be immediately extinguished until we have perfected society. […] The conservative hears the progressive’s latest demands and says, “I can see how you might come to that conclusion, but I think you’ve overlooked the following…” In contrast, the progressive hears the conservative and thinks, “I have no idea why you would believe that. You’re probably a racist.” *1



  • 企業が将来の「人口減少→需要減少」を見越して設備投資を控えている
  • 資本コストの上昇が設備投資を抑制している
  • 経営のグローバル化が対外直接投資を促進している
  • プライマリーバランス黒字化目標のために「国債発行→財政出動」が不十分になっている



ところで、David Brooksのこの指摘は、

Though America is plagued by racism, we all wanted more integration and less bigotry, a place where talent and character mattered more than skin color and prejudice.


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チャヴ 弱者を敵視する社会