Reading Backward Is A Transcendental Brain Exercise And More
Comedian Ronny Chieng jokes about efficiency obsession and smartphones, and I elaborate on and analyze the material while arguing that efficiency obsession is only useful in life or death situations.
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/middle-east-watch/war-weary-us-troops-are-ready-leave-afghanistan-91696 Above is Charles Pena's blog which was published in, The National Interest magazine. Pena argues that the United States has accomplished its mission in Afghanistan and should therefore pull troops out of the country. Below is my reaction to the incorrect premises Pena uses in proving his conclusion. Charles Pena concludes "Mission Accomplished," without [...]
We spend a lot of time perfecting our online dating profiles. If you’d invested the same amount of time learning to dance with others, you’d have flocks of people wanting to be your dance partner. What’s a more valuable investment for you? Most ballroom students seek something deeper on the dance floor than learning moves. [...]
3d printing legal IP ramifications provide more questions than answers.
What if a soulless man became one of the most powerful people in the world and nobody saw it coming? Adam McKay, screenwriter of The Big Short and now Vice tells us what happened as Dick Cheney rose the ranks of the White House echelons.
The Anything to Say? monument depicting whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange defies stereotypes of bronze statues. Bronze busts traditionally depict ancient figures like generals, kings and Gods. Snowden, Manning and Assange are contemporaries who didn’t fight their enemies with swords or lightning bolts. They wield information. Secret government information.
When Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as president, he promised to do his utmost to preserve the country. He considered his “sacred duty” more important than any issue, even slavery. The onetime farmhand undermined the institution of slavery like ocean-waves slowly eroding a cliff. He knew that moving too quickly toward slavery’s abolishment could destroy the country.
A look inside my soul from early 2017.
An overview of Peter Drucker's self-help business book focused on leadership.
To understand why laissez-faire became relevant in the 18th century, an examination of three subjects are required: 1) Past economic societies 2) The inner workings of laissez-faire and 3) How the philosophy of “letting the market be” could be reasonably intertwined with existing systems.