Posts filed under “Philosophy”

Dilbert Does Keynes

Inspirational words:


Source: Dilbert

Category: Humor, Philosophy

Do Strong Religious Beliefs Stifle Innovation?

Source: Real Time Economics

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Philosophy, Psychology

Thinking Outside the Game

“Men in the game are blind to what men looking on see clearly.” ~ Chinese Proverb In the game of investing, the players are often the ones who are unknowingly being played… The phrase, caught up in the game, can be attributed to “blind ambition” and the emotional trappings that accompany the desire to win….Read More

Category: Investing, Philosophy

Dear Ben: Better Pace Yourself . . .

Dear Ben, If I might be so bold as to assume we can be on a first-name basis, let me be among of the first to say, congrats on the new gig! You have been quite the busy ex-Fed chairman, what with the new job and office at Brookings and a red hot new eponymous blog. Today we learned you entered into…Read More

Category: Federal Reserve, Humor, Philosophy, Weblogs

Thanks for everything . . .

The Maximus post led to a lovely outpouring of comments and emails, for which I am tremendously grateful. One tweet pointed to this very lovely but heartbreaking cartoon. Its comforting and true — and still makes me cry every time I see it. * Sigh * As soon as I can read this without welling up, I…Read More

Category: Philosophy, Weekend

Farewell, Maximus

    Today was a day I knew was inevitable, but dreaded nonetheless. For today we said farewell to Maximus, our delightful, intelligent, charming rescue dog. Max was going on 16, which for a large dog (~75 pounds) makes him a very old man – about 100 in dog years. A German Shepherd/Bearded Collie mix, he was a…Read More

Category: Philosophy, Weekend

10 Insane Things We Believe On Wall Street

To outsiders, Wall Street is a manic, dangerous and ridiculous republic unto itself – a sort of bizarro world where nothing adds up and common sense is virtually inapplicable. Consider the following insane things that we believe on Wall Street, that make no sense whatsoever in the real world: 1. Falling gas and home heating…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Investing, Philosophy, Really, really bad calls

The Golden Age of Financial Writing

Outstanding list of top notch financial writers from Morgan Housel. Over the years, I have tried to explain the significance to investors of organizing your thoughts into a written expression of understanding and belief. See, e.g., Why I Write and What I learned after 30,000 posts. It is one of the more important things you can do…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Media, Philosophy

TDS: Mr. Unclean

North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis stands by his free-market principles and suggests that employees shouldn’t be forced to wash their hands before returning to work.

 

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Category: Humor, Philosophy, Television, Video

That French Vine Guy

Great story

Source: NYT

Category: Philosophy, Video, Web/Tech