Some things I read this week: 16/9/18

The “dinner party problem”: conversation size seems to be limited to four people

The Laffer Curve: the more an activity (i.e. production) is taxed, the less it is generated

Chart:

 Laffer Curve

Faustian bargains: trading one’s values for a material benefit (i.e. transgressing one’s morals to obtain riches)

How Amazon is driving the next step-change in consumerism

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