8) Today, there is a burgeoning literature on the problem, largely traceable to an article by Lewis Kornhauser and Lawrence Sager, published in the Yale Law Journal in 1986, which explained in detail the phenomenon of collective irrationality
Carrie thus concluded that this proof for the irrationality
of [square root of 2] could indeed be generalised to show the irrationality
of [square root of n] for all n with some odd powered prime p in the prime decomposition for n, which she then rigorously demonstrated was all non-perfect squares.
Numerous studies report relations between irrationality
and personality factors (e.
However, this irrationality
likely stemmed from the psychological need to ignore problems that have no easy solutions.
Nuts: A Collection of the Cult-Hit Columns" is a collection of writings from Joe Dungan who seeks to prove the insanity of Los Angelans and encourage people to stay far, far away from the incessant madness and be glad they don't live in a town where irrationality
Ariely shows that in terms of the standard economic analysis irrationality
is commonplace--and, he maintains, predictable.
What is happening in this region of Peru is a monumental crime against the natural world, the tribes, the fauna and is further testimony to the complete irrationality
with which we, 'the civilised', treat the world.
MANAMA: The current market irrationality
is an opportunity for people to invest heavily in India, says two experts from one of India's top stock brokers.
These fires are the result of irresponsibility and irrationality
," she said.
The notion of rational irrationality
is inspired by recognition that economic policy is a public good.
Signs of Socrates' irrationality
are his persistent attention to poetry, myths, oracles, dreams, and his personal daimonion (55).
The current subprime problems are the result of borrower and lender irrationality
, and of government intervention in the market to 'help homeowners.