Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dear Professor Krugman: What if every business was a self-owned startup?

Am I right to assume that in that situation, the blue line would (by and large) simply disappear?

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Nikola Tesla, eat your heart out!

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Focus on Distraction

In many so-called “advanced” economies, there exists today a “common-sense” notion of media… that is based on distraction. The basic idea, based on the work of Edward Bernays, is that we should not cater to a person’s ability to think … Continue reading
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You are what you produce

Every parent knows this: The impact you have on your children is part of your legacy. Indeed: You will often hear parents say things like “my children mean everything to me”. I do not doubt that. But turn this question … Continue reading
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How to focus on the focal point

Every now and then, I have a person tell me they need to focus. Well, thanks for that information…. I guess the message is that since I am as blind as a bat, I simply don’t seem to need to … Continue reading
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Happy Coalition of the Willing Day!

Today marks the 10th Anniversary of one of the darkest days in modern history — and I am glad that is 10 years behind us. The other day, a friend of mine noted another 10th Anniversary, one that I am … Continue reading
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How to Know Yourself

I recently listened to a piece about Paul Ricœur (I think there was a lot of news, largely on account of the 100th anniversary of his birthday). I can’t recall if I’ve read any of his work per se, but … Continue reading
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The Universe is Not Expanding, Some People’s Perception, Sensitivity, Knowledge and Intelligence are Simply Decreasing

There are several recurrent themes in my writing that I try to explicate time and time again, but which I simply cannot seem to get across very well — or maybe I am simply trying to affront a tidal wave … Continue reading
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Why domain names are more reliable than site descriptions, page titles and/or about pages

I’ve been spending the past couple days catching up on some of the backlog that built up in my RSS reader since Christmas… — actually I simply declared bankruptcy on some feeds that had accumulated hundreds if not thousands of … Continue reading
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Us and Them, Yet Again

A misguided elite consensus has led us into an economic quagmire, and it’s time for us to get out. Continue reading

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