18 Apr 2009

The Right Kinda Regulation

Colbert reports on new regulations we need "now that the economy has become a flying cow in the financial crapnado..."

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After you watch that, check out Barry Schwartz's TED talk on the loss of wisdom. He makes the good point that rules rules rules will not fix problems of a moral nature. We need to have the wisdom to do the right thing, not a fear of being penalized for breaking a rule.

Bottom Line: Nothing like government to take you from bad to (bribery-induced) worse! We need more individual responsibility and cooperation and less command and control from the "powers-that-be."