Non-financial: January - March 2007 articles archive home
Advice that’s less than useful
There’s no shortage of poor advice floating about. Take, for instance, The 7 Rules of Wealth Building published on a website
Friday, March 23, 2007 ... more
From owner’s to manager’s capitalism
Neil Postman warned: ”Soon we shall know everything the 18th century didn’t know, and nothing it did, and it will be hard to live with us."
Friday, March 2, 2007 ... more
While on the subject of Capitalism
A man gets married, for example, as a dumb beast of burden following instincts he will never understand.
Friday, March 2, 2007 ... more
Coulda, shoulda
So what indulgences did you pass up last year? How many parties, vacations, or events with friends did you skip in favour of working?
Friday, February 23, 2007 ... more
The paradox of risk
All is flux, nothing stays still, said Heraclitus some 2,500 years ago. Nothing endures but change. Most of us have come to believe it …
Friday, February 9, 2007 ... more
Informing ourselves into ignorance
The world in which we live is very nearly incomprehensible to most of us. There is almost no fact - whether actual or imagined - that will surprise us ...
Friday, February 2, 2007 ... more
From Benjamin Franklin: One man may be more cunning than another, but not more cunning than everybody else; If you would have a faithful Servant, serve yourself.
Wednesday, January 24, 2007 ... more
Getting it wrong
We’re likely to be subjected to the usual flood of predictions over the next few days. The problem is that they so often turn out to be wrong ...
Wednesday, January 3, 2007 ... more
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