it is always interesting the way people seem to try to build perspective toward them selves. the way they pose in pictures, or especially in this mainstream of selfie, wefie or however they call it, i have never been good at following trend or mainstream. 188 more words
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Liberal mainstream economists all seem to be lip-synching Bobby McFerrin these days.
Worried about automation? Be happy, write Laura Tyson and Susan Lund, since “these marvelous new technologies promise higher productivity, greater efficiency, and more safety, flexibility, and convenience.” 262 more words
This book is a marvel of pacing. From the first line, which sets up the central character and his conflict: “He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.” to the introduction of his shadow/Greek chorus, a young boy who admires him and wants to be like him in the second sentence, to the patience Hemingway shows in describing the minute details of life as a Gulf Stream fisherman, this book uses description, narration and dialogue in a beautifully balanced recipe to move the story along and keep the reader fascinated. 394 more words