I've found that pop-econ books all have the same redundant, drive-the-point-into-the-ground tone. Looking at the reference you give, I see there is the requirement that the lines of the triangle correspond to arcs of a circle centered at the center of the sphere. A witty and razor-sharp look at the many ways our individually rational decisions can combine into some truly weird collective results—and some hilarious and serious ways to fix just about everything. Notify me of new comments via email. I liked this book but I didn't love it.
Really like these kinds of books.
More Sex Is Safer Sex
Adam Smith became an economist because he was a moralist who wanted to figure out how to make moral decisions with limited resources. The author, an economist and columnist, uses cost-benefit analysis to tackle some thorny social issues, from the polygamy of the title to such varied topics as giving to charity, overpopulation, euthanasia, the global preference for baby boys vs. Want to Read saving…. To solve population pressures, we need more people. Now he's back and more provocative than ever with surprises on virtually every page.