Dear Deirdre McCloskey,
First of all I’d like to say what a brilliant website you haveâ€¦one can even post a comment and have a reply (if one is lucky).
I heard about you from the Beyond Belief meeting almost a year ago. I watched the lectures on the Internet.
Being an atheist this whole thing about having an ethical society without religion is something I like hearing as many informed views about as possible.
I haven't read many economists’ books. Can you advise one for a lay person like myself?
And maybe you would like to say something about how you managed to become a successful academic with the specific speech defect you have. As a matter of fact mine didn't happen for that same reason; a remarkable likeness by the way. I wonder if you have some wisdom to share. Did you always have it and how did you refrain from becoming cynical?
Thanks in advance,