Comment by mason on Buy Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace · 2008-02-05T17:16:14.000Z · score: 0 (0 votes) · LW · GW

As far as getting money into an account quickly goes, can you sell short at Intrade? If so, I'd short Hillary, and long Obama, but not confidnetly enought to actually do it.

Comment by mason on Guardians of Ayn Rand · 2007-12-18T17:53:44.000Z · score: 1 (3 votes) · LW · GW

Where is the spoiler warning for those of us in the midst of this epic novel. I'd say more but I stopped reading at John Galt is...

Comment by mason on The Robbers Cave Experiment · 2007-12-10T17:44:19.000Z · score: 4 (4 votes) · LW · GW

"Sometimes I think humanity's second-greatest need is a supervillain."

Isn't this like saying the hurrican was so great it created all those contruction jobs? I agree it would be nice if we could work together more, but lets do it to be productive, not just to maintain status quo.

This may depend on how long the cooperation lasts after the external conflict occurs.