Zero-sum thinking is an obsession of mine, but mostly in economics.
Mine Mostly Obsession Thinking Zero-Sum
Advertising is, actually, a simple phenomenon in terms of economics. It is merely a substitute for a personal sales force - an extension, if you will, of the merchant who cries aloud his wares.
Advertising Aloud Cries Economics Extension
After graduating in engineering I went to the University of Kansas to get an MA in economics as a vehicle for allowing me to decide if I wanted to continue in economics.
Allowing Continue Decide Economics Engineering
I gradually became persuaded that the subjects, without intending to, had revealed to me a basic truth about markets that was foreign to the literature of economics.
Basic Became Economics Foreign Gradually
First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
Desires Economics First Insatiable Macs
There must have been something in the air of Gary that led one into economics: the first Nobel Prize winner, Paul Samuelson, was also from Gary, as were several other distinguished economists.
Also Been Distinguished Economics Economists