Tag Archives: jealousy

Taco Logic

Here’s a fable from my short story collection Who Put Scoundrels In Charge? (Available here.) I’d love for this to become required reading for anyone studying economics and/or political science. What do you think? “Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays … Continue reading

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Character Emotions — Part Five

Jealousy is one of the toughest emotions to convey without scattering clichĂ©s like rose petals at a wedding. Knowing your character is essential to achieving anything like realism. As a child, I vividly recall sneaking across the street to peek through … Continue reading

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