~ DAI ~ Develop An Introduction

~ NUTLIOAFI ~ Never Underestimate The Lasting Impact Of A First Impression

~ FICAS ~ First Impressions Can Assure Success

~ BB&BB&BG ~ Be Brief And Be Bright And Be Gone

~ UYVC ~ Use You Voice Creatively

~ RN ~ Remember Names

A ~ WTF(!?)

~ Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot!

~ Wasn’t That Funny!

~ Wasn’t That Funny?

~ Waste Treatment Facility!

~ Way To Fail!

~ Way To Fly!

~ Wednesday Thursday Friday!

~ Welcome To Fun!

~ Well, That’s Fantastic!

~ Went To France!

~ What To Fix?

~ What’s That For?

~ What’s The Fuss?

~ What’s This Foolishness?

~ What’s This For?

~ When They Fall!

~ Where’s The Family?

~ Where’s The File?

~ Where’s The Fire?

~ Where’s The Food?

~ Where’s The Fridge?

~ Who’s The Freak?

~ Who’s The Friend?

~ Why The Face?

~ Why The Fear?

~ Why The Frown?

~ Will To Fight!

~ Win The Future!

~ Work Time Fun!

~ World Trade Fiasco!

~ Worse Than Failure!

~ Worst To First!


~ CSM ~ Culture Shapes Madness

~ HBHAALOBTAN ~ Human Beings Hold An Awful Lot Of Beliefs That Are Nonsense

~ BADE ~ Bias Against Disconfirmatory Evidence

~ WMBCTT-SDOP-I-‘SD’-T-W-COU-FTTB-DOS ~ What Might Be Common To The – Social Determinants Of Psychosis – Is – “Social Defeat” – Those – Who – Consciously Or Unconsciously – Feel Themselves To Be – Demeaned Or Subordinated

~ SF-A-MH ~ Social Factors – Affect – Mental Health

~ IYIETTC-AABCSR ~ If You Ignore Evidence To The Contrary – Almost Any Belief Can Seem Rational

~ JTC ~ Jumping To Conclusions

~ PMJOTRQ ~ People Make Judgments Of Trustworthiness Remarkably Quickly

~ ITAO-TROTSWIMI-IMBNTHOTNL-T-D-E-A-S ~ In Taking Account Of – The Role Of The Social World In Mental Illness – It May Be Necessary To Hang On To Notions Like – Threat – Discrimination – Exploitation – And – Status


~ BTW-B-V-F-I-AVII ~ By The Way – Being – Value-Free – Is – A Value In Itself

~ E-AP-AFTP-SV-WTBV-F-AFTBI-TIHOTM-WTBWM ~ Economics – A Paradox – A Field That Primarily – Studies Values – Wants To Be Value-Free – A Field That Believes In – The Invisible Hand Of The Market – Wants To Be Without Mysteries

~ TIM-R-M-A-A-I-E-TTI-M ~ There Is More – Religion – Myth – And – Archetype – In – Economics – Than There Is – Mathematics

~ DYUA-E-ISFO-T-TEAPUO ~ Dominant Yet Unspoken Assumptions – Economics – Is Surprisingly Full Of – Tautologies – That Economists Are Predominantly Unaware Of

~ E-AWKIT-IACP-APOOC ~ Economics – As We Know It Today – Is A Cultural Phenomenon – A Product Of Our Civilization

~ CHHAHIOTFOTME ~ Christianity Has Had A Huge Influence On The Formation Of The Modern Economy

~ DIPTBG-ODGEOTCOE? ~ Does It Pay To Be Good – Or Does Good Exist Outside The Calculus Of Economics?

~ WCNPFWWSWDIFIFD ~ We Can Never Predict From Which Well Science Will Draw Inspiration For Its Further Development

~ GPRTHRHBTDOTFTI ~ Governing People Reduced To Human-Robots Has Been The Dream Of Tyrants From Time Immemorial

~ BAAR:H ~ Between Animal And Robot: Human

~ TTTHCATEOEIJAOAHI ~ The Thought That Humanity Comes At The Expense Of Efficiency Is Just As Old As Humanity Itself

~ IIWNTTREONHIR-S-IR ~ It Is Worth Noticing That The Rational Examination Of Nature Has Its Roots – Surprisingly – In Religion

~ TDA ~ The Debt Age

~ EEHNGAWIWBPTR-TWOKGFGS ~ Economic Effort Has No Goal At Which It Would Be Possible To Rest – Today We Only Know Growth For Growth’s Sake

~ PE ~ Poet Economists

~ TSON ~ The Society Of Neighbors

~ TBAAER ~ The Bible As An Economic Reading

~ MOOSAEICFCOADRI ~ Most Of Our Social And Economic Ideals Come From Christianity Or Are Derived From It

~ EHDFMET ~ Ethics Has Disappeared From Mainstream Economic Thought

~ ABGE-LASL-FAITPF-MTMTIOM ~ Although Both Great Emotions – Love And Self-Love – Frequently Appear In Their Pure Forms – Mostly They Mix Together In Our Motives

~ TNOHBEBTCOTS ~ The Norms Of Human Behavior Existed Before The Creation Of The State

~ FNR-ATMFBHB ~ Feelings Not Rationality – Are The Moving Force Behind Human Behavior

~ SFHTEOT-WWRI ~ Strength Frequently Hides The Essence Of Things – While Weakness Reveals It

~ CAAD ~ Consumption As A Drug

~ POEWGDIHATDA ~ Perhaps Our Era Will Go Down In History As The Debt Age

~ SMOTEIRYWNGDP-BGDP ~ So Much Of The Expansion In Recent Years Was Not Gross Domestic Product – But Gross Debt Product

~ WANESWWAGT-BWCFTSBA ~ We Are Not Exactly Sure What We Are Growing Toward – But We Compensate For This Shortcoming By Accelerating

~ TNTPCSTWHTAFOSHPE ~ The Notion That Progress Can Save The World Has Taken A Form Of Social Hope Par Excellence

~ TFTOSEIATBIHWOOTSCITROSP ~ The Fact That Our Scientific Era Is Among The Bloodiest In History Was One Of The Serious Cracks In The Religion Of Secular Progress

~ TIALAMEWTBLFOO-P-M-R-A-P-AF-EASMMOEB ~ There Is At Least As Much Economic Wisdom To Be Learned From Our Own – Philosophers – Myths – Religions – And – Poets – As From – Exact And Strict Mathematical Models Of Economic Behavior

~ ODAA-WHTBTHTDABSWTD ~ Our Desires Are Artificial – We Have To Be Taught How To Desire And Be Shown What To Desire

~ DNS-WWASOA ~ Dreams Never Sleep – Whether We Are Sleeping Or Awake

~ SRFC ~ Stories Retold For Centuries

~ SIATTWTSN-SI-TWDNEN-LAQ-T ~ Successful Ideologies Are Those That We Take So Naturally – So Ideologically – That We Do Not Even Notice – Let Alone Question – Them

~ ETITEOIAWATB-TIOMRWTCOETM ~ Economic Theory Influences The Expectations Of Individuals As Well As Their Behavior – That Is One More Reason Why The Choice Of Economic Theory Matters

~ SWBATTTTWA-STMTD ~ Sometimes Warnings Bring About The Things That They Warn About – Sometimes They Make Them Disappear

~ WCFHCEIITOC ~ We Completely Forgot How Clueless Economics Is In Times Of Crisis

~ TAIAC-FIIUN ~ The Truth Appears In A Crisis – Frequently In Its Unpleasant Nakedness

~ WTANITP-IHSAM-OIDJ-TAWU ~ Wild Things Are Not In The Past – In Heroic Stories And Movies – Or In Distant Jungles – They Are Within Us


~ TEE ~ Tracking Everything Everywhere

~ RFI ~ Radio Frequency Identification

~ IOT ~ Internet Of Things

~ ANFE ~ A Number For Everything

~ APIOOP ~ A Privacy Invasion Of Orwellian Proportions

~ SCL ~ Spychipped Clothing Labels

~ ‘CSP’ ~ “Customer Specific Pricing”

~ ‘CRM’ ~ “Customer Relationship Management”

~ ‘POOF’ ~ “Programmers Of Our Future”

~ ‘TIS-NSF’ ~ “This Is Science – Not Science Fiction”

~ ‘RFIDE’ ~ “RFID Evangelist”

~ ‘AMOAOSIAM’ ~ “Automated Monitoring Of Activity Of Shoppers In A Market”

~ IBM ~ I’ve Been Monitored

~ SLC ~ Spychipped Loyalty Cards

~ ‘CSP’ ~ “Customer Specific Pricing”

~ TLHFTKPWTVUTSOP ~ The Law Has Failed To Keep Pace With Technologies Voyeurs Use To Spy On People

~ THED ~ The Human Enslavement Device

~ DMA ~ Data-Mining Activities

~ ‘TIA’ ~ “Total Information Awareness”

~ OATDWMIABCWNOFIFTP ~ Once Again The Decision Was Made In A Bureaucratic Context With No Opportunity For Input From The Public

~ ‘ENT’ ~ “Exciting New Technologies”

~ EGP ~ Excessive Government Power

~ SIP ~ Surveillance Is Power


~ MID-HCW ~ Mass Is Dead – Here Comes Weird

~ TTAPWCMALAPOPBOEP ~ Today There Are People Who Can Make A Living As Painters Or Professional Bowlers Or Even Poets

~ WYCAPWMJAFDADTTLOPETC-YOTDTHTW ~ When You Can Add People Who Make Just A Few Dollars A Day To The List Of People Entitled To Choice – You’ve Opened The Door To Half The World

~ IYPITTBATTAP-YWF ~ If You Persist In Trying To Be All Things To All People – You Will Fail

~ BSITAFP ~ Be Something Important To A Few People

~ IYCTTN-YWDTW ~ If You Cater To The Normal – You Will Disappoint The Weird

~ OFAMAMNTTAA ~ Objects Far Away May Appear More Normal Than They Actually Are

~ OCI-JAEIW ~ On Close Inspection – Just About Everybody Is Weird

~ TMTSLBOT-WTREAGA ~ The Markets That Seem Like Big Opportunities Today – Were Tiny Rounding Errors A Generation Ago


~ FY ~ Find Yourself

~ BY ~ Be Yourself

~ DTITOOTI ~ Do Things In The Order Of Their Importance

~ LTO ~ Learn To Organize

~ LTD ~ Learn To Deputize

~ LTS ~ Learn To Supervise

~ LTRWYADYW ~ Learn To Relax While You Are Doing Your Work

~ DNMYWHTIAI ~ Do Not Make Your Work Harder Than It Actually Is

~ GYA’P’TE ~ Give Yourself A “Pep” Talk Everyday

~ GWYWATEI ~ Get What You Want And Then Enjoy It

~ CYBANYT ~ Count Your Blessing And Not Your Troubles

~ DNPATUC ~ Do Not Pay Attention To Unjust Criticism

~ UCIOADC ~ Unjust Criticism Is Often A Disguised Compliment

~ FAPSSTTIYIALMPTTTIO-AALLD ~ From A Purely Selfish Standpoint Trying To Improve Yourself Is A Lot More Profitable Than Trying To Improve Others – And A Lot Less Dangerous

~ AFCCAMFD ~ Any Fool Can Criticize And Most Fools Do

~ UIOC ~ Understand Instead Of Condemn

~ TKAITFA ~ To Know All Is To Forgive All

~ SRFTOOO ~ Show Respect For The Opinions Of Others

~ NTATTAW ~ Never Tell Anyone That They Are Wrong


~ AADWORTCAT ~ Accept And Deal With Obstacles Rather Than Complain About Them

~ SISBNE ~ Success Is Simple But Not Easy

~ IINWYKBWYDWWYKTMFS ~ It Is Not What You Know But What You Do With What You Know That Makes For Success

~ TA ~ Take Action

~ ASIPS ~ All Success Is People Success

~ DWTWF ~ Deal With The Worst First

~ DIFNM ~ Do It For Nine Minutes

~ NLWGTW ~ Never Let Work Go To Waste

~ TINSPAAIWTHCITHOSWCS ~ There Is Nothing So Powerful As An Idea Whose Time Has Come In The Hands Of Someone Who Can Sell

~ TPDOTSOATITSOTPL ~ The Primary Determinant Of The Success Of A Team Is The Skill Of The Person Leading

~ GID-TGIR ~ Get It Down – Then Get It Right


~ F&A ~ Foreseeable And Inevitable

~ TUVTPEGINAAPTA ~ The Unrealistic View That Perpetual Economic Growth Is Necessary And Also Possible To Achieve

~ TGEIPAZSG-WAESPTBDATW ~ The Global Economy Is Playing A Zero-Sum Game – With An Ever-Shrinking Pot To Be Divided Among The Winners

~ TITGWSOASPTCIHN ~ The Idea That Growth Will Stall Out At Some Point This Century Is Hardly New

~ TNTGCAEWNCBACPPPUISQ-ASWP-‘D’-BPGBI ~ The Notion That Growth Cannot And Will Not Continue Beyond A Certain Point Proved Profoundly Upsetting In Some Quarters – And Soon Was Prominently – “Debunked” – By Pro-Growth Business Interests

~ ATEOCAFFCTAE-OAACEABSTTC ~ As The Era Of Cheap, Abundant Fossil Fuels Comes To An End – Our Assumptions About Continued Expansion Are Being Shaken To Their Core

~ CETWFDTAHPOSGTINE ~ Current Economic Theories Were Formulated During The Anomalous Historical Period Of Sustained Growth That Is Now Ending

~ TIRWRTFFR ~ The Industrial Revolution Was Really The Fossil Fuel Revolution

~ EOCG-TIEAOCAGD ~ Expectations Of Continuing Growth – Translated Into Enormous Amounts Of Consumer And Government Debt

~ NAEHFFTNTGWGOF-WTSHBLIIPC-THDPUPTCHSA ~ Not All Economists Have Fallen For The Notion That Growth Will Go On Forever – While These Schools Have Been Largely Ignored In Policy Circles – They Have Developed Potentially Useful Plans That Could Help Society Adapt

~ TAOGDNNIALOCOI ~ The Absence Of Growth Does Not Necessarily Imply A Lack Of Change Or Improvement

~ IOM-WMSFB ~ Instead Of More – We Must Strive For Better

~ RTPIEAFIOS-WMETWIQOLWSC ~ Rather Than Promoting Increased Economic Activity For Its Own Sake – We Must Emphasize That Which Increases Quality Of Life Without Stoking Consumption

~ MIE-HCTRC-WASPOEATTFOSBOTROFIVOAAOROIA ~ Modern Industrial Economies – Have Come To Resemble Casinos – Where A Significant Proportion Of Economic Activity Takes The Form Of Speculative Bets On The Rise Or Fall In Value Of An Array Of Real Or Illusory Assets

~ CIATBD ~ Civilization Is About To Be Downsized