Savings, savings, savings.

Posted: May 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Australian Independent Media Network

Costello

“Human beings cannot comprehend very large or very small numbers. It would be useful for us to acknowledge that fact.”    Daniel Kahneman, Nobel prize-winning psychologist.

Numbers have always fascinated me. Or rather, I’ve always been fascinated by people’s inability to understand them. If that sounds arrogant and as though I seem to think I’m better than everyone else, so be it. That seems to be a way of making oneself popular these days. For the past few years, the Liberal Party have been saying that they’re just so awesome and that the current government is just a pack of losers, and that they should be government and that they were robbed. Strangely, if they were the team that lost a Grand Final nobody would be impressed by  their behaviour, but in politics, it seems to be a way to win people’s hearts and minds.

But I digress. Numbers. Really big…

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