Monthly Archives: October 2013

Revising My View

Can you deal with the most vital matters by letting events take their course? –Lao Tzu We’re standing together, deliberating over the asparagus at the farmer’s market, and I want to know how the internet service company he started a couple of years … Continue reading

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On Liberty

Six days a week, his day ends at 1 am, when he closes up for his boss at the takeout pizza store after making deliveries starting at 5 pm the afternoon before. On all but one of those days, he … Continue reading

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On The Deal About A Big Deal

Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows the flowers, not thunder –Rumi “I’d hate to see you get cancer, but that’s your problem, not mine,” says Steven Lonegan, the Republican candidate for senator in this week’s special … Continue reading

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Winds of Change

To understand the liberating effect of asceticism, consider that losing all of your fortune is much less painful than losing only half of it. – N.N. Taleb The experience of the Grand Supercycle stock market top in the Spring of 2000 was … Continue reading

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