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Libertarian Nirvana, or how I realized Objectivism is a slippery slope to pointlessness


Many of my posts exists within a dialogue-debate between my siblings. Lately, I realized I’ve been posting few thoughts on this blog because they were all going into reply-comments on Facebook… So I’m going to try to post more of … Continue reading

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Ezra Klein’s Asymmetric Stupidity on the Futility of More Information


I’m borrowing Paul Krugman’s blog post title on this item by Ezra Klein. Krugman focused on the asymmetry of stupidity (actually, stubbornness) in liberals and conservatives, which results in the conservative party just being “stupid” all too often, lately. However, … Continue reading

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Seeing Flows: Free-Markets, Parasitic Growth, Aquifer Depletion, and Income Inequality


Continued from this post, and, yes, all of these title concepts are tightly related… My suggestion for dealing with aquifer depletion is to develop canals that divert excessive water from the Mississippi and its tributaries (and maybe even the Great … Continue reading

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Creativity, Attention, Self-Editing, and Depressants


While reading the description for Mark Levy’s Accidental Genius: Using Writing to Generate Your Best Ideas, Insight and Content I was struck by this paragraph: Freewriting is deceptively simple: Start writing as fast as you can, for as long as … Continue reading

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Keep “The Secret” To Yourself


Recently, a friend of a family-member of mine posted on Facebook that she’d just watched “The Secret” for the first time and it left her in tears. That family-member replied with instructions of where she could find more “Secret” references. … Continue reading

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Just watched “The Secret” DVD


A brief review of The Secret DVD…. The Secret is a masterpiece of circular logic. A triumph of selective perception over scientific rigor. If you have time to waste and a free copy (for goodness sake, don’t buy it–that’s just … Continue reading

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