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About Inequality...

There are various complex models for this, but the general explanation is fairly intuitive: Modern economies are built on a mass market. But if the great majority of people don’t have much (or any) disposable income, then there is no mass market, and it’s harder to start a business relying on any kind of mass sales.

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Off The Top

A New Yorker visits Jigoro Kano's Academy in Tokyo, 1914

“It was an inspiring sight…”

Perhaps few individuals have had more impact on the modern history of grappling than Jigorō Kanō (1860-1938). The founder of Judo, Kano had also studied, gathered, codified, and taught traditional Japanese Jiu Jitsu, which would be brought to both America and Brazil by his own students. 1,162 more words


The Moral Universe - Hawaiian Civil War Veteran

I am grateful to my friend Jane, who lives on Maui, who sent me a story from Hawaii News Now about a Hawaiian Civil War veteran who was recently honored with a headstone at his gravesite. 1,148 more words

The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name. – Theodore Roosevelt

18 months, 4 days :)

After suffering from a severe heroin addiction for almost 10 years, I’m proud to say that as of 4 days ago, I got 18 months heroin free. 682 more words

My Thoughts

The Man In The Arena

Hello Friends,

My son had an English assignment recently, where he had to memorize and recite a short poem or excerpt by a poet or author. 256 more words


Real World Skills

“In war you needed to have the man decent, patriotic, but, no matter how patriotic he was, if he ran away he was no good. So it is in citizenship; … 940 more words