Tag: unintended consequences

Thursday, May 31, 2018

“The law of unintended consequences is the only real law of history.” – Niall Ferguson – In 1861, Dr. Richard J. Gatling designed his namesake weapon with the intent to save lives stating “It occurred to me that if I...

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Remember the excitement you felt about getting a new item . . . and then that sinking disappointment when it was unavailable?  This is a “jilt” and recent research from the Penn State Smeal College of Business shows that this experience “drives [people] to no...

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