Atanu Dey On India's Development

September 27, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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Living Within Limits

Garrett Hardin’s 1968 Science paper The Tragedy of the Commons introduced many to the problem implicit in open access to common-pool resources. I believe that every thinking person must understand the tragedy of the commons because living in a world … Continue reading

September 22, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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Puzzler #2

Guess who said the following and about whom? “Throughout the 20th century small groups of men seized control of great nations, built armies and arsenals, and set out to dominate the weak and intimidate the world.” See the comments for … Continue reading

September 19, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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Confusing weddings and marriages

In response to my post about the KGB and Indian democracy, one reader responded by writing that “should we abide by your definition of democracy, there would be very few truely democratic countries around.”