Why We Need Simple Rules for a Complex World: by Ethan Yang. “If anyone was wondering who is one of my top living intellectual influences, it would be Richard Epstein…His book is called Simple Rules for a Complex World, which sets forth a general framework for an optimal legal and regulatory apparatus for a society as sophisticated as the one we have now. Its core assertion is that a system that maximizes freedom over one that seeks to regulate everything in its path would lead to a far better society.”
Reading: A Murder on Malabar Hill, by Sujata Massey. Mumbai in the 1920s.