Uliel’s Law

I last wrote on the Law of Unintended Consequences, and how I had experienced that law in action in the traffic jams of downtown Jakarta. I got a number of comments and responses, some of which cited other famous Laws; for example the most famous of them all, […]

The Land of Unintended Consequences

I read in the newspaper that Spirit, a US low-cost airline, has decided to add a $2 “Unintended Consequences Fee” to the price of each ticket. What the …..? Apparently, this is in response to a new regulation introduced by the US Department of Transport that mandates that […]

Dancing in Brighton

My wife and I recently separated. She and our three young children moved from our home in Singapore back to Australia, and in their place a horrible feeling of isolation and loneliness moved in. In an effort to make some sense of the wreckage of my life, and […]