PAUL GILDING ~ THE GREAT DISRUPTION

~ WABFTF&TDHFD ~ We Were Borrowing From The Future And The Debt Has Fallen Due

~ SCB ~ Scream Crash Boom

~ TTANLTOCC-BTU ~ These Threats Are No Longer To Our Childrens’ Children – But To Us

~ ATG ~ Addicted To Growth

~ WAGTDGUATWA&A-AIGTH ~ We Are Going To Drive Growth Up Against The Wall Again And Again – And It’s Going To Hurt

~ TIACWCNLA-WLITLFT ~ This Is A Crisis We Can No Longer Avoid – We’ve Left It Too Late For That

~ WTDODB ~ When The Dam Of Denial Breaks

~ TOFOEPETFTNIU ~ The Only Force On Earth Powerful Enough To Fix This Now Is Us

~ WWHIWASS? ~ What Would Happen If We All Stopped Shopping?

JOSEPH HALLINAN ~ WHY WE MAKE MISTAKES ~ 2009

~ WLSLFEBWOBTWC ~ We Learn So Little From Experience Because We Often Blame The Wrong Cause

~ WSAFOWWTWS ~ We See A Fraction Of What We Think We See

~ W-N-O-AN-T-KB ~ We – Notice – On – A Need-To-Know Basis

~ WSWWETS ~ We See What We Expect To See

~ INTW-ITB ~ It’s Not The Wine – It’s The Bottle

~ DTBDCTB ~ Disclosing A Bias Doesn’t Cancel The Bias

~ AGMD-T-DECA-BW-F-O-LA-AI-ITWW ~ A Great Many Day-To-Day Errors Come About – Because We – Frame – Or – Look At – An Issue – In The Wrong Way

~ C-I-TGC-WLOIMMTWK ~ Context – Is – The Great Crutch – We Lean On It Much More Than We Know

~ WRDCTBOOU ~ We Really Do Come To Believe Our Own Untruths

~ WATWAA ~ We All Think Were Above Average

~ PRITHOE-AET-AEARQ ~ Pattern Recognition Is The Hallmark Of Expertise – Allowing Experts To – Anticipate Events And Respond Quickly

~ T-MOE-IOR-WFTLFOM:WHUTRC ~ The – Misattribution Of Errors – Is One Reason – We Fail To Learn From Our Mistakes: We Haven’t Understood Their Root Causes

~ TTLCICCHBIOPB ~ The Tiniest Little Change In Circumstance Can Have Big Impacts On People’s Behavior

~ IAHTSD ~ It Also Helps To Slow Down

~ WIF-PDAGWTTR ~ With Increasing Fatigue – People Demonstrate A Greater Willingness To Take Risks

~ HPTTBMCPS ~ Happy People Tend To Be More Creative Problem Solvers

MARK SCHAEFER ~ RETURN ON INFLUENCE ~ 2012

~ TRRITS-ETD ~ The First Rule Is To Simplify – Eliminate The Details

~ TEOTCI ~ The Era Of The Citizen Influencer

~ IIIT-SIITOW-W-C-A-M-C-C-C ~ It Is Impossible To – Sustain Influence In The Online World – Without – Creating – And – Moving – Consistent – Compelling – Content

~ S-IAFHPT-A-ML-MV-MV-T-TTTOPAAVT ~ So – It’s A Fundamental Human Process To – Assign – More Legitimacy – More Validity – More Value – To – Those Things That Other People Are Assigning Value To

~ TI-OAUOT-MSP-T-TAD ~ The Internet – Offers An Unprecedented Opportunity To – Manufacture Social Proof – Through – Tricks And Devices

~ IBOC-OOHW-OOV ~ Influence Built On Content – Our Own Hard Work – Our Own Voice

~ RCAVTTC ~ Relevant Content Adds Value To The Conversation

~ U-OOTPODIO-TIN;ITSOO ~ Ultimately – Our Only True Point Of Differentiation Is Ourselves – This Isn’t Narcissism; It’s The Soul Of Originality

~ DD-MIH-BI ~ Dig Deep – Make It Human – Be Interesting

~ SNP ~ Social Networking Potential

~ AOP-WTHYCTS-FAFB ~ Armies Of People – Willing To Help You Cheat The System – For A Few Bucks

~ BARN-TQANOTCAP-YWTFPWHAAFYAWYD ~ Build A Relevant Network – The Quality And Nature Of The Connections Are Paramount – You Want To Find People Who Have An Affinity For You And What You Do

~ HASTPCC ~ Have A Strategy To Provide Compelling Content

~ T-MOO-HABFS-TEFAP-TSMTRAACF-IAWTKTRO ~ The – Mechanics Of Oppression – Have Always Been Fairly Simple – The Elite Form A Pack – That Systematically Manipulates The Resources Among A Chosen Few – In A Way That Keeps The Rabble Out

~ TEOTSW-IT-IISISED ~ The Elegance Of The Social Web – Is That – It Is Shedding Its Skin Every Day

ANDREW KEEN ~ THE CULT OF THE AMATEUR

~ AIIAPSFT ~ Artificial Intelligence Is A Poor Substitute For Taste

~ BNW2.0 ~ Brave New World 2.0

~ JMIEN ~ Just More Irrationally Exuberant Nonsense

~ STHSEA ~ She Trusted Her Search Engine Absolutely

~ TGS ~ The Great Seduction

~ TNA ~ The Noble Amateur

~ TROTMATRM ~ The Rule Of The Mob And The Rumor Mill

~ UGC ~ User-Generated Corruption

~ WHWIMEMBTMMR? ~ What Happens When Ignorance Meets Egoism Meets Bad Taste Meets Mob Rule?

~ IMEMBTMMR? ~ Ignorance Meets Egoism Meets Bad Taste Meets Mob Rule

CHRISTOPHER LASCH ~ THE CULTURE OF NARCISSISM ~ 1979

~ AWSTTPMAWWAAHA ~ A Warlike Society Tends To Produce Men And Women Who Are At Heart Antisocial

~ TIOPG-SO-R-APDAR-IITFOTWF ~ The Ideology Of Personal Growth – Superficially Optimistic – Radiates – A Profound Despair And Resignation – It Is The Faith Of Those Without Faith

~ ATFBMAU-OFPOUTTFTCHT ~ As The Future Becomes Menacing And Uncertain – Only Fools Put Off Until Tomorrow The Fun They Can Have Today

~ S-P-HR-S-I-A-TGOEE ~ Self-Preservation – Has Replaced – Self-Improvement – As – The Goal Of Earthly Existence

~ TNDTSITG:T-R-G-A-F-OTOH-A-TCHOTO ~ The Narcissist Divides The Society Into Two Groups: The – Rich – Great – And – Famous – On The One Hand – And – The Common Herd On The Other

~ TNAAI-W-‘W’-OOFOBBA-L ~ The Narcissist Admires And Identifies – With – “Winners” – Out Of Fear Of Being Labeled A – Loser

~ TTOEL-ASOTSAAPUTCSOFAS ~ The Theatre Of Everyday Life – A Sense Of The Self As A Performer Under The Constant Scrutiny Of Friends And Strangers

~ SMI ~ Symbolically Mediated Information

~ TNI ~ The New Illiteracy

~ TRVOTAWOALITICBHOTFG ~ The Real Value Of The Accumulated Wisdom Of A Lifetime – Is That – It Can Be Handed On To Future Generations

~ PWNP-ANNMNTB-PACPICL-ORTPOE ~ People With Narcissistic Personalities – Although Not Necessarily More Numerous Than Before – Play A Conspicuous Part In Contemporary Life – Often Rising To Positions Of Eminence

~ TAODATDTSAPAAOODFTS-SNDNATSEOTS-IHNFOD ~ The Awareness Of Death And The Determination To Stay Alive Presuppose An Awareness Of Objects Distinct From The Self – Since Narcissism Does Not Acknowledge The Separate Existence Of The Self – It Has No Fear Of Death

~ TWDNEMTSOOW;IIAWIWWCFPAM-OWUTOTHRTTG ~ The World Does Not Exist Merely To Satisfy Our Own Desires; It Is A World In Which We Can Find Pleasure And Meaning – Once We Understand That Others Too Have Right To These Goods

~ WDTMOL-TLOO ~ We Demand Too Much Of Life – Too Little Of Ourselves

THOM HARTMANN ~ THRESHOLD ~ 2009

~ ATBASOGE ~ And Thus Began A Series Of Great Experiments

~ BPGAW ~ But Poverty Dramatically Grew As Well

~ GA ~ Gunboat Altruism

~ WDCEOMATM? ~ Why Do CEOs Make All That Money?

~ AMGVOT ~ A Multi-Generational View Of Things

~ WFP-G-STP-NTOWA ~ When Functioning Properly – Government – Serves The People – Not The Other Way Around

~ TIINNNR ~ This Idea Is Neither New Nor Radical

~ MCIF ~ Mussolini Called It Fascism

~ HRITR? ~ How Rich Is Too Rich?

LINDA MCQUAIG + NEIL BROOKS ~ THE TROUBLE WITH BILLIONAIRES

~ TMINBACWOGI ~ The Market Is Nothing But A Complex Web Of Government Interventions

~ TIAGBOESTEIIANOVNCOS ~ There Is A Growing Body Of Evidence Showing That Extreme Inequality Imposes A Number Of Very Negative Consequences On Society

~ IHTSMOAMPIASTRPOTBOHMTWOATPTTR ~ It’s Hard To See Much Of A Moral Principle In A System That Rewards People On The Basis Of How Much They’re Willing Or Able To Pander To The Rich

~ TELTTCSCTPAABTRDPT-ANM ~ The Evidence Leads To The Common-Sense Conclusion That Policies Aimed At Benefiting The Rich Do Precisely That – And No More

~ IGHCTLSD-PFCAHII-TWHSRTSOPI ~ If Governments Hadn’t Cut Tax Levels So Deeply – Particularly For Corporations And High-Income Individuals – They Would Have Sufficient Revenue To Sustain Our Public Institutions