You might consider behaviors of those around you… or perhaps your own behaviors. As you’re looking for the ways that pattern influences you, you might allow yourself to make connections between your reality and the economic realities around you everyday. As we take a closer look at economic data and the role of the economist in our study of the Human Sciences, we are going to look carefully at the way an economist analyzes data and considers the patterns that might be drawn. Today in class, we considered this data from the Seattle Times. Later this week, we will be viewing the film Pi by Darren Aranofsky.