Art Kavanagh

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@kitt @baldur It doesn’t really depend on the number of observers. If somebody is arguing in general terms that a minimum wage at a certain level will make small businesses unsustainable, I’ll be less interested in their motives than in the evidence (if any) that they’re able to adduce. On the other hand, if they’re trying to persuade me personally (say in the presence of 20 onlookers) that I shouldn’t ask for a raise … actually, I’ll still be more interested in the evidence than in their motives (which can probably be assumed). So, yeah, I’m with Paul Graham on this. (He’s an interesting thinker, though I hate much of what he’s done, e.g. AirBnB. He should write more and invest less IMO.)