North Korea Test Launches KN-17 Missile (?)

April 29, 2017 Agrippa 0

It would appear that North Korea has launched another KN-17, and it appears to be another failure. The KN-17 is a new missile, based on the Scud-ER/Nodong, and was first seen at the recent Kim il-Sung birthday parade, and was flight tested for the first time promptly thereafter. I’ve gotta […]

North Korea and the Axioms of Choice Leading Us to Nuclear Disaster

April 18, 2017 Agrippa 0

One of the hazards of intellectual life, which unfortunately can influence policy in deleterious ways, is the construction of logical edifices upon the basis of false axioms or assumptions. The most glaring example of which is neoclassical economic theory, an impressive logical construction based on the most dubious of assumptions […]