Effective Altruism Crashes and Burns with Bitcoin Collapse

Financialization Grift Ideas and Issues

            New Orleans   Sometimes when things just seem too good to be true, it is actually because it’s quite simply not true.  At the bottom line, there’s still no substitute for good judgement.  Ok, so that’s the moral of this story.  You might wonder, what’s the story? Part of it is about bitcoin.  I’ve read …

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Thanks to Trump, the Supremes and the Crazies

Elections Ideas and Issues Rights United States

            Chicago          My mother always insisted after every birthday and Christmas, and it seemed like a host of other occasions, that my brother and I write “thank you” notes.  That lesson set hard on my brother, and he embraced it as a good thing.  I didn’t disagree with the practice, but often it was bottom-of-the-list-business …

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The People Speak – In Tongues

Democracy Elections Ideas and Issues Personal Writings

            Rotterdam       Rotterdam is an interesting and attractive city.  Meeting with an old colleague and having dinner with her family, I walked several kilometers under a huge moon from the western district back towards the city centre and the harbor area, where we were staying at an inexpensive business hotel.  There were long stretches of …

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