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Paul Krugman intellectual zombies

November 14, 2012

Life Expectancy of the Living Dead” by Paul Krugman:

Regular readers know that a lot of this blog’s time is spent on intellectual zombies — beliefs and concepts that have been killed by evidence but that keep shambling forward nonetheless, trying to eat our brains

In this post Krugman discusses the zombie idea that life expectancy is going up so we should shift Social Security retirement age up? Krugman notes four reasons this is wrong.

Recall other Krugman zombies and other Social Security zombies.

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