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Considering Signaling Mechanisms

If you are a white American male who grew up in the Eisenhower fifties you understood golf was a game for Republican businessmen. That’s just the way it was. There were country clubs of various levels of exclusivity all over, … Continue reading

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Discretion and Circumspection

Being one of those awful people who just does things because they sound interesting, when circumstances allow, there were those trips to Paris once or twice a year for a time – a few weeks alone there, just walking around … Continue reading

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