Rules Are for Schmucks: Vaccination Tango

Previously we looked at some unintended consequences of laws designed to promote religion in the workplace. This week considers a particularly problematic example of this situation. Various laws in various circumstances require people to be... Read More

Rules Are for Schmucks: Unintended Consequences

Sociologist Robert Merton first popularized the concept of “The Law of Unintended Consequences” back in the 1930s—the idea that purposeful intervention in a complex system often creates unanticipated, and normally undesirable, outcomes. Nowhere is this... Read More