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Topic: John Nash, Game Theory, and Government
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Peter Percival

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Re: John Nash, Game Theory, and Government
Posted: Jun 30, 2013 3:38 PM
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Kevin Barry wrote:
> On Sunday, June 30, 2013 1:31:11 PM UTC-5, Peter Percival wrote:
>> Kevin Barry wrote:
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>>> So John Nash produced game theory and government says to itself, 'How wonderful to have something that we can bottle up and spin
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>> Something of a mixed metaphor there.


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> I'm not quite sure I understand your meaning... Nash's brain is an analog computer. Matching my brain with his means I can reach no conclusion except that Nash on my team is a standard regression given the prospect of a linear progression. (other... An egg is a first approximation to an ellipse.)


Perhaps I should have deleted more. Would this have been clearer:

>>> How wonderful to have something that we can bottle up and spin
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>> Something of a mixed metaphor there.


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