In the book Freakonomics, civil rights agitator Stetson Kennedy is used for an illustration of "information asymmetry." After the book was published, the authors started getting clues that Kennedy's story wasn't quite kosher, as they put it. So they started digging...
hat tip: Brothers Judd
Miller's Liebowitz Still Worth Reading - Here's an essay of author Walter M. Miller and his classic apocalyptic novel A Canticle for Leibowitz. [...]
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