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The 24 hour wait

When Gurdjieff’s father died Gurdjieff was only nine years old. The father was poor. He called Gurdjieff close to him and told him, “I have nothing to give you as your inheritance. 876 more words

Corporate Musings

Next-Generation Crazy: The Fed Plans For The Coming Recession

By John Rubino – Re-Blogged From Dollar Collapse

nsanity, like criminality, usually starts small and expands with time. In the Fed’s case, the process began in the 1990s with a series of (in retrospect) relatively minor problems running from Mexico’s currency crisis thorough Russia’s bond default, the Asian Contagion financial crisis, the Long Term Capital Management collapse and finally the Y2K computer bug. 1,274 more words

GDP & Employment

China’s Indicators Point to Slowing Economy

With the Chinese leadership’s 2017 growth target secure, the economy showed signs of slowing in October after Beijing dialed back stimulus efforts and closed northern factories around a big Communist Party meeting. 505 more words

Your life on people

Life’s daily motions can be inconvenient and distracting.  Junk that happened in the past, present, and future could be affecting yourbehavior right now. Here are some examples to illustrate my point: 146 more words

In hope for a spark

So… It’s been almost a year now without any posts because I started feeling like the Internet was too public––a scary place where anyone can just look you up and find out who you are, which can, of course, be a terrifying and weird thing. 168 more words

Keynesian Economics and the Fallacy of Boosting Growth by Destroying Wealth

Keynesian economics is like Freddie Krueger, constantly reappearing after logical people assumed it was dead. The fact that various stimulus schemes inevitably fail should be the death knell for the theory, which is basically the “ 775 more words