[ppml] Policy Proposals 2007-18 and -23

William Herrin arin-contact at dirtside.com
Thu Oct 18 18:28:40 EDT 2007

On 10/18/07, Stephen Sprunk <stephen at sprunk.org> wrote:
> Thus spake "William Herrin" <arin-contact at dirtside.com>
> > I would suggest that the more complex the formula, the less likely it
> > will be perceived as fair. Thus we seek the fairest SIMPLE formula.
> >
> > For example, does ANY US taxpayer consider the income tax fair? Yet
> > the whole point of the vastly complex deductions was to make it fair.
> Is the goal to _be_ fair or to _appear_ fair?


Neither. The goal is to be _wise_.

Bill Herrin

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