NOAH ST JOHN ~ THE SECRET CODE OF SUCCESS ~ 2009

~ TFSOTRW-TF-WDKWWRW-T-WRRBBGN-FLAF-WCOTEEACUS-TA-WKTAHTWBD ~ The Four Steps Of The Real World – The Fog – We Don’t Know What We Really Want – Treadmilling – We’re Really Really Busy But Getting Nowhere – Feel Like A Failure – We Compare Ourselves To Everyone Else And Come Up Short – Try Again – We Keep Trying And Hoping Things Will Be Different

~ SD-ADNSB-APOBMBAATOPAOS ~ Success Disorder – A Deeply Negative Self-Belief – A Pattern Of Behavior Marked By An Aversion To Or Pushing Away Of Success

~ TTT:EHP-NOHRIY ~ The Two Truths: Everyone Has Potential – No One Has Reached It Yet

~ TTCOSAOHAC-E-E!-TTWANAS ~ The True Causes Of Success Are Often Hidden And Counterintuitive – Even – Especially! – To Those Who Are Naturals At Success

~ TIITPOAASFTATQ ~ Thought Itself Is The Process Of Asking And Searching For The Answers To Questions

~ DYHBYOA-ODYDT?-MOUDOOA-BWTTCOOSAOMDBTIT- APISAQTHBAY-RTMASYDB-WNAAQTCTYL? ~ Do You Honestly Believe Your Own Affirmations – Or Do You Doubt Them? – Most Of Us Doubt Our Own Affirmations – Because We’re Trying To Convince Ourselves Of Something And Our Minds Don’t Believe That It’s True – A Problem Is Simply A Question That Hasn’t Been Answered Yet – Rather Than Making A Statement You Don’t Believe – Why Not Ask A Question That Can Transform Your Life?

~ YACTROYLATVMITW-BTSYSTYAO-ABTQYAYAO ~ You Are Creating The Reality Of Your Life At This Very Moment In Two Ways – By The Statements You Say To Yourself And Others – And – By The Questions You Ask Yourself And Others

~ EQ=TRQ ~ Empowering Questions = The Right Questions

~ TFSTCATCCYL-AYWYW—FAQAATWYWIAT-GYTTQ-TNABOYNAAL ~ The Four Steps To Create Affirmations That Can Change Your Life – Ask Yourself What You Want – Form A Question That Assumes That What You Want Is Already True – Give Yourself To The Question – Take New Actions Based On Your New Assumptions About Life

~ BIYI-TL-NTF-S-ITEOS-TFSISBIY-TSSIYBISE-TFSIYBIY ~ Believing In Yourself Is – The Last – Not The First – Stage – In The Evolution Of Success – The First Stage Is Someone Believes In You – The Second Stage Is You Believe In Someone Else – The Final Stage Is You Believe In You

~ TWNHATLOSWTLSAEOSWBITWTDEBIT ~ They Would Not Have Achieved Their Level Of Success Without The Loving Support And Encouragement Of Someone Who Believed In Them When They Didn’t Even Believe In Themselves

~ A-LM-APWGYUS ~ A – Loving Mirror – A Person Who Gives You Unconditional Support

~ A-SH-S-WSYCAP-WHYTAHSAKYA ~ A – Safe Haven – Someone – Who Sees Your Capacity And Potential – Who Holds You To A Higher Standard And Keeps You Accountable

~ TFESOS:P/A/E/I/S ~ The Five Essential Systems Of Support: People / Activities / Environment / Introspection / Simplify

~ WTWWT-BR-I-E-WW ~ We Think We Want Things – But Really – It’s – EXPERIENCES – We Want

~ TTQTCEYP:WWILTDMO?-WWILTDLO? ~ The Two Questions That Can Explode Your Productivity: What Would I Love To Do More Of? – What Would I Love To Do Less Of?

~ D-D-D ~ Do – Delete – Delegate

~ WDLIT-IA-WLIT-IOA ~ We Don’t Live In The – Information Age – We Live In The – Information Overload Age

~ I-WWHTMCIL-OSLGU-BNWHTASOHTM-T-‘R’-C!~ Ironically – When We Have Too Many Choices In Life – Our Stress Level Goes Up – Because Now We Have The Added Stress Of Having To Make – The – “right” – Choice!

~ AGFZ-ATAPWYGYPTSSG-TAB-TGITYWDCFYA-TRTEOIO-TRWYAS ~ A Goal-Free Zone – A Time And Place Where You Give Yourself Permission To Stop Setting Goals – To Avoid Burnout – To Get It That Your Worth Doesn’t Come From Your Achievements – To Reduce The Effects Of Information Overload – To Reconnect With Your Authentic Self

~ AYGRY? ~ Are Your Goals Really Yours?

~ WAYTT-P-P-O-P?~ Who Are You Trying To – Protect – Punish – Or – Please?

~ TTSTS:FSTIPL/TEAI/R ~ The Three Steps To Success: Find Something That Improves People’s Lives / Tell Everyone About It / Repeat

GEOFFREY NUNBERG ~ ASCENT OF THE A-WORD ~ 2012

~ IYHTBAFA-TIAGATBBI ~ If You Have To Be A Flaming Asshole – This Is A Good Age To Be Born In

~ RHABAFOTW-TBDITNWCAI-YCMTPAB-T ~ Rudeness Has Always Been A Feature Of The Workplace – The Big Difference Is That Now We’re Concerned About It – You Could Make That Point About Bullying – Too

~ TIA-AOA-OALTANMOTWTETTUTBBWTWBOD-BIFTCIA-AOA-OTHCAHONOFALAANWOPA-PASAIPL ~ This Isn’t An – Age Of Assholes – Or At Least There Are Nor More Of Them Walking The Earth Than There Used To Be Back When They Went By Other Designations – But It’s Fair To Call It An – Age Of Assholism – One That Has Created A Host Of New Occasions For Acting Like Assholes And New Ways Of Performing Assholism – Particularly Among Strangers And In Public Life

~ TGAOS-TO-AAA-ISP-O-IRL-ITYHPTBAAY-TOSCOBRAH-NRW ~ The Great Advantage Of Seeing – The Other – As An Asshole – In Symbolic Politics – Or – In Real Life – Is That You Have Permission To Be An Asshole Yourself – The Other Side Can Only Be Ridiculed And Humiliated – Not Reasoned With

~ ‘MIP’-CSPWAADO-PA-TIDIIA ~ “Making It Personal” – Could Stand Pretty Well As A Definition Of – Political Assholism – Turning Ideological Differences Into Intimate Antipathies

~ TNSAFDC ~ There’s No Single Algorithm For Defining Incivility

~ WWS-CYDIAFHPD? ~ Whatever Was Said – Can You Defend It As Furthering Healthy Political Discussion?

GEOFFREY NUNBERG ~ THE YEARS OF TALKING DANGEROUSLY ~ 2009

~ TGF ~ The Great Forgetting

~ LBB ~ Lexical Bling Bling

~ U-ICAWOE ~ Um – Is Clearly A Word Of English

~ TNCWM-TDOALWOON ~ There’s No Choice We Make – That Doesn’t Open A Little Window On Our Nature

~ TESTPFATLPOBCOHTPS ~ The Evidence Suggests That Providing Free Access To Large Portions Of Books Can Often Help Their Print Sales

~ ANOIQSYTWBATPDRFALTLOAPB ~ And No One Is Quite Sure Yet That We’ll Be Able To Preserve Digital Records For Anything Like The Lifetime Of A Paper Book

~ IL-ACWTHC ~ Information Literacy – A Catchphrase Whose Time Has Come

~ YWV?-WGYV ~ You Want Values? – We’ll Give You Values

~ PS-‘IDBIL’-B-NES-‘IDBIN’ ~ People Say – “I Don’t Believe In Labels” – But – Nobody Ever Says – “I Don’t Believe In Names”

~ RTT-ME-ONRTT-B-A-C-E-B-40-1 ~ References To The – Media Elite – Out-Number References To The – Business – And – Corporate – Elite – By – 40 to 1

~ E-ATWLOIOMW-TIOIP-A-AUSOE ~ Elite – All That Was Left Of Its Original Meanings Was – The Implication Of Insufferable Pretension – And – An Unwarranted Sense Of Entitlement

~ ATOYOSIAND-TELSDHAW-FSWSALOBTFHF ~ After A Thousand Years Of Social Inequality And Natural Disasters – The English Language Still Doesn’t Have A Word – For Someone Who Steals A Loaf Of Bread To Feed His Family

~ TLBCTDM-NAAMOAW-BAPOHGTAAI-TM-TA-IMAWOKS ~ Today’s Leaner Billionaires Claim To Desire Money – Not As A Means Of Avoiding Work – But As Proof Of How Good They Are At It – The Money – They Avow – Is Merely A Way Of Keeping Score

~ ITO-TF-HBTF-ABBASHG-WHSPTOOTA ~ It Turns Out That – The Figures – Had Been Taken From – A Book By A Self-Help Guru – Who Had Simply Pulled Them Out Of The Air

~ TUOH ~ The Uses Of Hypocrisy

~ IF-WPDSAT-WTHIMAA-TOTBPAMC ~ In Fact – When People Defend Something As Traditional – What They Have In Mind Almost Always – Turns Out To Be Purely A Modern Concoction

~ MABAW ~ May Already Be A Winner

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~ TINELTST-E-OEMP-ABFTP ~ There Is No Economic Law That Says That Everyone – Or Even Most People – Automatically Benefit From Technological Progress ~ Erik Brynjolfsson + Andrew McAfee ~ Race Against The Machine ~ 2012

~ DPA ~ Data Protection Authority

~ TU ~ Technological Unemployment

~ UBI ~ Universal Basic Income

~ TINIWR ~ There Is No Innovation Without Regulation ~ Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future ~ 2018

~ WSIW-SITB ~ Whenever Something Is Wrong – Something Is Too Big ~ Leopold Kohr ~ The Breakdown Of Nations ~ 1957

~ ATPHATAMOISIAGPOTHO ~ Assuring The Public Has Access To A Multiplicity Of Information Sources Is A Governmental Purpose Of The Highest Order ~ Anthony Kennedy ~ 1994

~ YMSRIF ~ Your Most Scarce Resource Is Focus ~ Jeff Walker ~ Launch ~ 2014

~ TRTBF ~ The Right To Be Forgotten ~ 13-05-2014

~ BCDNMYAC ~ Being Connected Does Not Mean You Aren’t Clueless ~ Charles Sykes ~ 50 Rules Kids Won’t Learn In School ~ 2007

~ IIIVFDOWAAT-ISTTBALMR-SAPOASFAFS ~ If Information Is Visible For Days Or Weeks At A Time – It Soaks Into The Brain A Lot More Readily – Than Something That Appears On A Screen For A Few Seconds ~ David Sax ~ The Revenge Of Analog ~ 2016

~ TCGWIWAD ~ The Crowd Gets What It Wants And Deserves ~ Franklin Foer ~ World Without Mind ~ 2017

~ WBTIO-A-CEMI-TIICTHA-CSE-TIT-A-ITAR ~ We Believe The Issue Of Advertising Causes Enough Mixed Incentives That It Is Crucial To Have A Competitive Search Engine That Is Transparent And In The Academic Realm ~ Larry Page + Sergey Brin ~ 1998

~ IAES-TPCOWDIACIJ ~ In An Exact Sense The Present Crisis Of Western Democracy Is A Crisis In Journalism ~ Walter Lippmann ~ Liberty And The News ~ 1920

~ ELTS-RTS-ASTBCFTSE ~ Everything Looks The Same Reads The Same And Seems To Be Competing For The Same Eyeballs ~ Joshua Topolsky ~ 11-07-2015

~ MOOGSCATEOCC ~ Most Of Our Generation Scorned Computers As The Embodiment Of Centralized Control ~ Steward Brand ~ 01-03-1995

~ NILCTD ~ Nothing Is Less Cool Than Data ~ David Sax ~ The Revenge Of Analog ~ 2016

~ WCBATE-THTO ~ When Computers Become Available To Everybody – The Hackers Take Over ~ Steward Brand ~ 1972

~ WB ~ World Brain ~ Herbert Wells ~ 20-11-1936

~ WHGW? ~ What Has God Wrought? ~ Samuel Morse ~ [first telegram] ~ 1844

~ SC ~ Snackable Content ~ Chris Hughes

~ YWBWHN ~ You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

~ GIB ~ Gamification Is Bullshit ~ Ian Bogost ~ 2011

~ SLATII-BTOCATF-ANODBEPAUS-NMHL-NOWBATSTTSODGIS ~ So Long As There Is Interposed Between The Ordinary Citizen And The Facts A News Organization Determining By Entirely Private And Unexamined Standard – No Matter How Lofty – No One Will Be Able To Say That The Substance Of Democratic Government Is Secure ~ Walter Lippmann ~ Liberty And The News ~ 1920

~ UMDNWW-AWHS ~ Unfettered Markets Do Not Work Well – As We Have Seen ~ Joseph Stiglitz ~ The Price Of Inequality ~ 2012

~ OTEW ~ Orwell That Ends Well ~ Steve Patterson ~ The Debators ~ 31-03-2018

~ WICIRO-TCTAOIR-HAWOICAPOA ~ What Information Consumes Is Rather Obvious – It Consumes The Attention Of Its Recipients – Hence A Wealth Of Information Creates A Poverty Of Attention ~ Herbert Simon ~ 1971

~ SYODRWGYNIN ~ Seven Years Of Declining Revenue Will Give You New Ideas ~ Don Graham ~ 06-08-2013

~ PC ~ Personal Computer ~ Steward Brand ~ II Cybernetic Frontiers ~ 1974

~ ODLWTTCFWITPATEO-’MLCSSAFTTM’ ~ One Day Ladies Will Take Their Computers For Walks In The Park And Tell Each Other “my Little Computer Said Such A Funny Thing This Morning!” ~ Alan Turing ~ [Andrew Hodges ~ Alan Turing]

~ We Have – Perhaps For The First Time Ever – Built Machines We Do Not Understand ~ Jon Kleinberg + Sendhil Mullainathan ~ 2015

~ WCSLFM-WCATDWH ~ We Can Stop Looking For Models – We Can Analyze The Data Without Hypotheses ~ Chris Anderson ~ 23-06-2008

~ GTOEAD-DMOTU-OESETA ~ Gets Thousands Of E-Mails A Day – Deletes Most Of Them Unseen – Opens Every Single Envelope That Arrives ~ David Sax ~ The Revenge Of Analog ~ 2016

~ SIETW ~ Software Is Eating The World ~ Marc Anderson ~ 20-08-2011

~ MF&BT ~ Move Fast And Break Things ~ Mark Zuckerberg ~ 01-02-2012

~ MINTGOM-IBWETFDTBWWTADBAP ~ Money Is Not The Greatest Of Motivators – It’s Been Well Established That Folks Do Their Best Work When They Are Driven By A Passion ~ Linus Torvalds ~ Just For Fun ~ 2001

~ TGECWYTD ~ The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself To Death ~ Jia Tolentino ~ 22-03-2017

~ RRTA ~ Rhythms Rather Than Algorithms

~ CNC ~ Community Not Commodity

~ CNE ~ Curated Not Encoded

~ MSGP-1MT-A-AIGW-$16.89 ~ My Song Got Played – 1 Million Times – And – All I Got Was – $16.89 ~ David Lowery ~ 24-06-2013

~ AGPOCL-IHTCTPOEIWITHEOTASAT ~ A Great Problem Of Contemporary Life – Is How To Control The Power Of Economic Interests Which Ignore The Harmful Effects Of Their Applied Science And Technology ~ Ralph Nader ~ Unsafe At Any Speed ~ 1965

~ HHTA-BS ~ Hyper-Hostile To Ad-Blocking Software ~ Mark Thompson ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ NITTTCADW-BBVITCI ~ Now Is The Time To Create A Decentralized Web – By Building Values Into The Code Itself ~ Brewster Kahle ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ GNOCDG-IHT ~ Government Not Only Can Do Good – It Has To ~ Viral Shah

~ TMBGIITFTNTP ~ There May Be Great Information In The Fact That Nothing Took Place ~ Nassim Taleb ~ Fooled By Randomness ~ 2001

~ IATDBTALITPOF-WTP-SDF ~ Indifference About The Distinction Between Truth And Lies Is The Precondition Of Fascism When Truth Perishes So Does Freedom ~ Simon Schama ~ 2017

~ P-P ~ Post-Privacy ~ Andreas Weigend ~ Data For The People ~ 2017

~ DI ~ Data Integrity ~ Toomas Ilves ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ OGITMIITDBTWC ~ Our Goal Is To Make It Impossible To Do Bad Things Without Consequences ~ Toomas Ilves ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ OOWPIM-TRIIDI-TRP-IWSSFWTD ~ Our Obsession With Privacy Is Misguided The Real Issue Is Data Integrity The Real Problem – Is When Somebody Starts Fiddling With The Data ~ Toomas Ilves ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ TROTSIADS-ITGI ~ The Role Of The Sovereign In A Digital Society – Is To Guarantee Identity ~ Toomas Ilves ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ VE-BEVY ~ Visit Estonia Before Estonia Visits You

~ YJITEYMA-IITDTKOTTCBD ~ Your Job Is To Exercise Your Moral Authority – It Is To Do The Kinds Of Things That Can’t Be Downloaded ~ Gavin Newsom ~ 2017

~ FNIKPM ~ Fake News Is Killing People’s Minds ~ Tom Cook ~ 2017

~ TCSMP ~ Technology Can’t Solve Moral Problems ~ Dove Siedman ~ How

~ DVH ~ Dataism Versus Humanism ~ Yuval Noah Harari ~ 26-06-2016

~ WCHASS-UYHAFPOTCE ~ We Can’t Have A Stable Society – Unless You Have A Fair Part Of The Community Employed ~ John Borthwick

~ TPBMOTIIBOMS ~ The Primary Business Model Of The Internet Is Built On Mass Surveillance ~ Bruce Schneier

~ WDHATP-WHASP ~ We Don’t Have A Technology Problem – We Have A Social Problem ~ Tim Berniers-Lee ~ 2016

~ ATSVGP-EEIFB ~ As The Silicon Valley Giants Prosper – Everyone Else Is Falling Behind ~ Rana Foroohar ~ 2017

~ YNWASCTGTW ~ You Never Want A Serious Crisis To Go To Waste ~ Rahm Emanuel ~ 21-11-2008

~ C-BAQM-IAO-FTLCTTMSGN-ACTCBH-WBH ~ Cybersecurity – By All Quantifiable Measures – Is An Oxymoron – From The Largest Corporations To The Most Sensitive Government Networks – Any Computer That Can Be Hacked – Will Be Hacked ~ David Sax ~ The Revenge Of Analog ~ 2016

~ TTO-TU-IR ~ The Threat Of – Technological Unemployment – Is Real ~ Erik Brynjolfsson + Andrew McAfee ~ Race Against The Machine ~ 2012

~ DAF ~ Directed Attention Fatigue

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~ NTOOD-ITNTOL ~ Not To Think Of Dying – Is To Not Think Of Living ~ Jann Arden

~ R-ATROTG-TEC-TPA-TPTTCPT ~ Regulations – Are The Rules Of The Game – To Ensure Competition – To Prevent Abuses – To Protect Those That Cannot Protect Themselves ~ Joseph Stiglitz ~ The Price Of Inequality ~ 2012

~ WLTPUMGCFTEOLWHNCOP ~ We’ve Learned That Piling Up Material Goods Cannot Fill The Emptiness Of Lives Which Have No Confidence Or Purpose ~ Jimmy Carter ~ 15-07-1979

~ RADCBLACS:IYTILE-IWTYAYWTK ~ Risk Assessment Data Can Be Like A Captured Spy: If You Torture It Long Enough – It Will Tell You Anything You Want To Know ~ William Ruckelshaus ~ Risk In A Free Society ~ 1984

~ WHTRTCBTAETTCFB-PEBB-NWIGTHTTIALAAROTE?-WSDK-B-WNBHTKOE ~ We Have To Remember The Children Born Today Are Exposed To These Chemicals From Birth – Perhaps Even Before Birth – Now What Is Going To Happen To Them In Adult Life As A Result Of That Exposure? – We Simply Don’t Know – Because – We’ve Never Before Had This Kind Of Experience ~ Rachel Carson

~ NPLDIRL ~ Naked People Look Different In Real Life ~ Charles Sykes ~ 50 Rules Kids Won’t Learn In School ~ 2007

~ IDKAAM-IML-YDHT ~ I Don’t Know Anything About Music – In My Line – You Don’t Have To ~ Elvis Presley

~ A-OTAC-CSC ~ And – One Thing About Clowns – Clowns Sell Copy ~ Charlie Leduff ~ Detroit ~ 2013

~ OFICTTA ~ Our Fate Is Connected To The Animals ~ Rachel Carson

~ RHIOR ~ Rot Has Its Own Rationale ~ William Bonner + Lila Rajiva ~ Mobs Messiahs And Markets ~ 2007

~ MIC-ICBBIBBPCA-TSMETAADTLT ~ Money Is Credit – It Can Be Brought Into Being By Private Contractual Agreements – The State Merely Enforces The Agreement And Dictates The Legal Terms ~ David Graeber ~ Debt – The First 5,000 Years

~ DWYAMYIOWYWTB? ~ Does Who You Are Match Your Idea Of Who You Want To Be? ~ Joe Calloway ~ Becoming A Category Of One ~ 2009

~ ANT ~ Automatic Negative Thoughts

~ H-ITTTVPTV ~ Hypocrisy – Is The Tribute That Vice Pays To Virtue ~ Francois La Rochefoucauld ~ Maxims ~ 1959

~ IW-UTMAMOTGM-IINPTCARTM-ATOW-WTKAI? ~ If We Understand – The Mechanism And Motives Of The Group Mind – Is It Not Possible To Control And Regiment The Masses – According To Our Will – Without Their Knowing About It? ~ Edward Bernays ~ The Engineering Of Consent ~ 1946

~ BONSAAT ~ Bunch Of Narcissists Sitting Around A Table

~ T[S]H-WTTDO-WSHALH ~ That [S]He – Who Throws The Dice Often – Will Sometimes Have A Lucky Hit ~ Thomas More ~ Utopia ~ 1516

~ IISC-AST-AL-HMLWIH?-F-N-OF-FMC-TTAL-WNMIS ~ If I Should Call – A Sheep’s Tail – A Leg – How Many Legs Would It Have? – Five – No – Only Four – For My Calling – The Tail A Leg – Would Not Make It So ~ The Weekly Standard ~ Raleigh ~ North Carolina ~ 29-10-1862

~ TPIWTFRI ~ The Periphery Is Where The Future Reveals Itself ~ James Ballard

~ TMMND ~ Too Many Millionaires Next Door ~ Nassim Taleb ~ Fooled By Randomness ~ 2001

~ IDNKWWW-WWIII-WBF-B-WWIV-WBFWSAS I Do Not Know With What Weapons – World War III – Will Be Fought – But – World War IV – Will Be Fought With Sticks And Stones ~ Albert Einstein

~ WWGTG ~ Who Will Guard The Guards? ~ Juvenal

~ SSP ~ Si Se Puede ~ Delores Huerta ~ 1972

~ ITTINDBTAP-PTI ~ In Theory There Is No Difference Between Theory And Practice – In Practice There Is ~ Yogi Berra

~ BTPB ~ Beware The Philosopher Bureaucrat ~ Nassim Taleb ~ Fooled By Randomness ~ 2001

~ TWIFOOTWBBACEO ~ The World Is Full Of Obvious Things Which Nobody By Any Chance Ever Observes ~ Sherlock Holmes ~ The Hound Of The Baskervilles ~ Arthur Doyle

~ DPATPEPMDS ~ Decision Plus Action Times Planning Equals Productivity Minus Delay Squared ~ Armando Iannucci

~ ZLOR:AR-MNHH-O-BI-AHTCTH ~ Zeroth Law Of Robotics: A Robot – May Not Harm Humanity – Or – By Inaction – Allow Humanity To Come To Harm ~ Isaac Asimov ~ Robots And Empire ~ 1985

~ WDTFOOEGATVOWIILID-A-FIAOTVNTTVWWATTME-CAAPOTGAS-FAIOAR-LOAP… ~ We Direct The Fashionable Outcry Of Each Generation Against Those Vices Of Which It Is Least In Danger – And – Fix Its Approval On The Virtues Nearest To That Vice Which We Are Trying To Make Endemic – Cruel Ages Are Put On Their Guard Against Sentimentality – Feckless And Idle Ones Against Respectability – Lecherous Ones Against Puritanism… ~ Clive Lewis ~ The Screwtape Letters ~ 1942

~ LTMWIM-F-O-N-B-O ~ Let The Market Work Its Magic – Fail-Out – Not – Bail-Out

~ WTD-KTOSTYTNNT-AIUH-EFTMEOE ~ Writing Things Down – Keeping Track Of Steps That You Think Need No Tracking – An Incredibly Useful Habit – Even For The Most Expert Of Experts ~ Maria Konnikova ~ Mastermind ~ 2013

~ AOT-CEAC-D-G-S-S-A-E ~ All Of This – Click, Eyeball And Cursor – Data – Gets – Strained – Sifted – And – Examined ~ Christopher Steiner ~ Automate This ~ 2012

~ TMLTABT-TMBT ~ The More Leveraged Takeovers And Buyouts Today – The More Bankruptcies Tomorrow ~ John Shad ~ ?-06-1984

~ TSWTASMIGTGTGYO ~ The Simplest Way To A Sustainable Monopoly Is Getting The Government To Give You One ~ Joseph Stiglitz ~ The Price Of Inequality ~ 2012

~ DTAWB ~ Don’t Take Any Wooden Bitcoins ~ Norah Young ~ 2018

~ WBOI-OLT ~ Words Betray One’s Influence – Or Lack Thereof ~ Christopher Steiner ~ Automate This ~ 2012

~ TFWF-Z-I-R ~ The French Word For – Zombie – Is – Rentier ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon ~ 2014

~ TBBSAM-BGAM-INITTHC ~ The Battle Between State And Market – Between Governments And Merchants – Is Not Inherent To The Human Condition ~ David Graeber ~ Debt – The First 5,000 Years

~ O-T-B-L-S ~ Outside-The-Box Lip-Service ~ Joe Calloway ~ Becoming A Category Of One ~ 2009

~ ‘F’-CTRAATRFTEOD ~ “Freedom” – Came To Refer Above All To Release From The Effects Of Debt ~ David Graeber ~ Debt – The First 5,000 Years

~ OT1%-FT1%-BT1% ~ Of The 1% – For The 1% – By The 1%

~ TRESI-AVCOI-ITABO-I-ATCTTSI-F-ATT-RTCTE-‘LC’ ~ The Reigning Economic System Is – A Vicious Circle Of Isolation – Its Technologies Are Based On – Isolation – And They Contribute To That Same Isolation – From – Automobiles To Television – Reinforcing The Conditions That Engender – “Lonely Crowds” ~ Guy Debord ~ The Society Of The Spectacle

~ TSOTS-WTCCIIAWOIOM ~ The Society Of The Spectacle – Where The Commodity Contemplates Itself In A World Of Its Own Making ~ Guy Debord ~ The Society Of The Spectacle

~ N-ITHOTP-HSM-GSM-TSF-WWSR-WAAIR ~ Never – In The History Of The Planet – Had So Many – Given So Much – To So Few – Who Were So Rich – Without Asking Anything In Return ~ Joseph Stiglitz ~ The Price Of Inequality ~ 2012

~ APAP ~ Ancient Prejudices And Prescriptions ~ Edmund Burke

~ ME ~ Media Elite ~ Spiro Agnew ~ 13-11-1969

~ AECOIS ~ An Effete Corps Of Impudent Snobs ~ Spiro Agnew ~ 19-10-1969

~ SM ~ Silent Majority ~ Richard Nixon ~ 03-11-1969

~ IE ~ Involuntary Entrepreneurship ~ Jared Bernstein ~ 2003

~ BOATS ~ Based On A True Story

~ AWIP ~ Another World Is Possible ~ Joseph Stiglitz ~ The Price Of Inequality ~ 2012

~ EB-C-LTLOT-C-TMTLOT-C ~ Even Before – Children Learn The Language Of The Classroom They Mimic The Language Of The Commercial ~ David Riesman ~ The Lonely Crowd ~ 1950

~ TOCOD ~ The Organized Creation Of Dissatisfaction~ Charles Kettering

~ VI ~ Vested Interests ~ Charles Beard ~ 1913

~ GP&RD ~ Greasy Palms & Revolving Doors ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon ~ 2014

~ CGC ~ Create Great Content ~ Gary Vaynerchuk ~ Crush It! ~ 2009

~ SDD ~ Shared Delusion Disorder

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~ WAT99% ~ We Are The – 99 Percent ~ 08-2011

~ WAT99.9% ~ We Are The – 99.9 Percent ~ Paul Krugman ~ 24-11-2011

~ GI ~ Got It ~ Werner Erhard ~ 1971

~ SCAD ~ Stay Calm And Decolonize ~ Buffy Sainte-Marie

~ TCOR-EIYBBIOBTATIAFLNOP-DNATMTTCCO-S&D ~ The Cost Of Reading – Even If You Buy Books Instead Of Borrowing Them And Take In A Fairly Large Number Of Periodicals – Does Not Amount To More Than The Combined Cost Of – Smoking And Drinking ~ George Orwell ~ Books Versus Cigarettes

~ TFTASOTPITT-USSEATP ~ The Fascinating Thing About Stories Of The Past Is That They – Usually Say Something Enlightening About The Present ~ Thomas Moore ~ A Life At Work ~ 2008

~ TFPMFFTF:R/CI/SR/WACC/E ~ The Five Perennial Methods For Fixing The Future: Regulation / Competitive Innovation / Social Responsibility / Worker And Consumer Choice / Education ~ Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future ~ 2018

~ TDB-SPAVSP-ITVSP-S-‘N’-TAE ~ The Difference Between – Successful People And Very Successful People – Is That Very Successful People – Say – ‘No’ – To Almost Everything ~ Warren Buffett

~ D-D-D ~ Do – Delete – Delegate ~ Noah St John ~ The Secret Code Of Success ~ 2009

~ TWS ~ Traumatized Worker Syndrome ~ Alan Greenspan

~ L(N)L ~ Lessons (Not) Learned ~ James Rickards ~ The Road To Ruin ~ 2016

~ MOPAROTFASTATRWNMTTCC:TICTOPOROF ~ Millions Of Peasants Are Robbed Of Their Farms And Sent Trudging Along The Roads With No More Than They Can Carry: This Is Called Transfer Of Population Or Rectification Of Frontiers ~ George Orwell ~ Politics And The English Language ~ 1946

~ TWCOTLITTFSACF-MAM-TANCBTCN-MIS-A-S-E-S-E-S-TCAEOARP ~ The Whole Compass Of The Language Is Tried To Find Sinonimies And Circumlocutions For Massacre And Murder – Things Are Never Called By Their Common Names – Massacre Is Sometimes – Agitation – Sometimes – Effervescence – Sometimes – Excess – Sometimes – Too Continued An Exercise Of A Revolutionary Power ~ Edmund Burke ~ 1792

~ AGPOTMTVTWAFW-PSFTM-BTIATPR ~ A Very Great Part Of The Mischiefs That Vex The World Arise From Words – People Soon Forget The Meaning – But The Impression And The Passion Remain ~ Edmund Burke ~ Letter To Richard Burke ~ 1793

~ NESCAA ~ Not Every Snowflake Causes An Avalanche ~ James Rickards ~ The Road To Ruin ~ 2016

~ S-A-S-T ~ Short-Attention-Span-Theatre

~ WDLIT-IA-WLIT-IOA ~ We Don’t Live In The – Information Age – We Live In The – Information Overload Age ~ Noah St John ~ The Secret Code Of Success ~ 2009

~ CH ~ Consensual Hallucinations ~ William Gibson ~ Neuromancer ~ 1984

~ S-CLM ~ So-Called-Liberal-Media ~ Eric Alterman ~ What Liberal Media? ~ 2003

~ HYNSOD-S-ALL?-HYNSODL ~ Have You No Sense Of Decency – Sir – At Long Last? – Have You No Sense Of Decency Left? ~ Joseph Welch ~ 09-06-1954

~ AYGRY? ~ Are Your Goals Really Yours? ~ Noah St John ~ The Secret Code Of Success ~ 2009

~ WAYTT-P-P-O-P?~ Who Are You Trying To – Protect – Punish – Or – Please? ~ Noah St John ~ The Secret Code Of Success ~ 2009

~ TTSTS:FSTIPL/TEAI/R ~ The Three Steps To Success: Find Something That Improves People’s Lives / Tell Everyone About It / Repeat ~ Noah St John ~ The Secret Code Of Success ~ 2009

~ BL-MBHPF-ITPS-WBEB-NTACB-E-TWNLTATCOAFB-TWTATCOEC ~ Bad Loans – Made By Highly Paid Financers – In The Private Sector – Were Being Eaten By – National Treasuries And Central Banks – Everywhere – They Were No Longer Talking About The Collapse Of A Few Bonds – They Were Talking About The Collapse Of Entire Countries ~ Michael Lewis ~ Boomerang ~ 2011

~ TRFM ~ The Required Founding Myth ~ Robert Frank ~ Success And Luck ~ 2016

~ FDB ~ Fin De Bubble ~ William Bonner + Lila Rajiva ~ Mobs Messiahs And Markets ~ 2007

~ HTMWD? ~ How’s the Median Worker Doing? ~ Erik Brynjolfsson + Andrew Mcafee ~ The Second Machine Age ~ 2014

~ ALM ~ Acceptable Level Magicians ~ Ulrich Beck ~ Risk Society

~ TUHBWHTFSOPTGASETD ~ The Unnecessary Human Beings Will Have To Find Some Other Place To Go And Something Else To Do ~ Charlie Leduff ~ Detroit ~ 2013

~ IVOTLIOSOTIP-CITBPOBASACOR ~ In View Of The Likely Irreversibility Of Some Of The Initiated Processes – Caution Is The Better Part Of Bravery And Surely A Command Of Responsibility ~ Hand Jonas

~ ANSTDNT-IOED ~ A New Scientific Truth Does Not Triumph – Its Opponents Eventually Die ~ Max Planck

~ WHBUGPIOOVE ~ We Have Become Unwitting Guinea Pigs In Our Own Vast Experiment ~ Theo Colborn

~ TFAITUOP ~ The Future Appears In The Unlikeliest Of Places ~ Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future ~ 2018

~ TPCIARR ~ The Present Chaos Is A Rich Resource ~ Thomas Moore ~ A Life At Work ~ 2008

~ TNAWGAVAI:WNWTADY ~ Treat Nature Aggressively With Greed And Violence And Incomprehension: Wounded Nature Will Turn And Destroy You ~ Aldous Huxley

~ WTPIATAA-‘S’-T-MTOTTBED ~ What The Public Is Asked To Accept As – Safe – Today – May Turn Out Tomorrow To Be Extremely Dangerous ~ Rachel Carson

~ BOGSAAT ~ Bunch Of Guys Sitting Around A Table ~ Bob Shipman

~ IYWTPTBDFTP-STP ~ If You Want The Present To Be Different From The Past – Study The Past ~ Baruch Spinoza

DAVID EDWARD + DAVID CROMWELL ~ NEWSPEAK IN THE 21ST CENTURY ~ 2009

~ AAU-U-OM-ABCC-PD-OIRRAC-FTS-CR-TTTP ~ All Around Us – Unseen – Our Media – Are Being Continuously Cleansed – Pore-Deep – Of Important Rational Reporting And Commentary – For The Simple – Crude Reason – That They Threaten Profits

~ NIAPOTP-MATOOVATLOCV ~ News Is A Procession Of The Powerful – Marvel At The Orthodoxy Of Views And The Lack Of Critical Voices

~ WTCCH-WWGASOBSAEHFM-TEASWSBD-B-TWTPWHCTP ~ When The Credit Crunch Hit – We Were Given A Succession Of Bankers, Stockbrokers And Even Hedge-Fund Managers – To Explain And Say What Should Be Done – But – These Were The People Who Had Caused The Problem

~ TAPFVMTP-TTRWTASMPPIB-TRHTTBOTDW ~ There Are Precious Few Voices Making The Point – That The Reason Why There Are So Many Poor People Is Because – The Rich Have Taken The Bulk Of The Disposable Wealth

~ WDCB-S-P-O-I-LAIAAO ~ Where Dissidents Cannot Be – Sacked – Patronised – Or – Ignored – Legal Action Is Always An Option

~ AKFDTPSITHCFSD ~ A Key Force Driving The Propaganda System Is The Human Capacity For Self-Deception

~ MJCBETASACHNATTACTTNOP ~ Many Journalist Clearly Believe Everything They Are Saying And Clearly Have No Awareness That They Are Conforming To The Needs Of Power

~ TDTI-MPAM-HAACTM-J-‘TI’ -SUAR-WCOITO ~ The Disturbing Truth Is – Mainstream Politics And Media – Have An Astonishing Capacity To Make – Just – ‘This’ – Issue Seem Urgent And Real – While Consigning Other Issues To Oblivion

~ TTFAPJITB-‘R’-TM-TATPODSBPI-ATITHCOHOHA ~ The Temptation For A Professional Journalist Is To Be – ‘relevant’ – To Matter – To Accept The Parameters Of Debate Set By Powerful Interests – And To Ignore The Human Costs Of His Or Her Actions

~ WBOVORAKFOU-‘S’-WWTPFCFAI-TMASIFOSOIAS-TLLWATAECI ~ We Build Our Version Of Reality Around Key Frameworks Of Understanding – ‘Schemas’ – Which We Then Protect From Conflicting Facts And Ideas – The More Important A Schema Is For Our Sense Of Identity And Security – The Less Likely We Are To Accept Evidence Contradicting It

~ CTDEVTTMPUWAMOLHROTW ~ Challenge The Deeply Entrenched View That The Media Present Us With A More Or Less Honest Revision Of The World

~ TPPOTMIAWAWP-AAPOHS ~ The Propaganda Performance Of The Media Is A Weird And Wonderful Phenomenon – An Astonishing Product Of Human Society

~ TTABETOOC-WFOTCOO-ITGMOB ~ To Turn A Blind Eye To Our Own Crimes – While Focusing On The Crimes Of Others – Is To Guarantee More Of Both

~ TTOPITAPFLAMTS ~ The Task Of Propaganda Is To Apply Power-Friendly Labels And Make Them Stick

~ A-‘C’-IRTSCAITTBLC-ASWFNCATIOTPMOFOS-TINCATCDO-CEPPAFP ~ All – ‘Conversation’ – Is Required To Step Carefully Around Issues Threatening The Bottom Line Concern – And So We Find No Conversation About The Impact Of The Profit Motive On Freedom Of Speech – There Is No Conversation About The Corporate Domination Of – Culture, Economics, Party Politics And Foreign Policy

~ WCHTBRSODAAR ~ We Cannot Hope To Base Real Solutions On Dishonest Analysis And Reporting

~ CJRTWFOFTRCODDJ-SSB ~ Compassionate Journalism Requires That We Free Ourselves From The Root Cause Of Dishonest, Destructive Journalism – Self-Serving Bias

~ AROCATOMABATO ~ A Rule Of Conduct Applied To Others Must Also Be Applied To Ourselves

~ WCRTGIOHH-TSCTUAFHICM ~ We Can Realise The Great Irony Of Human Happiness – That Self-Centredness Takes Us Away From Happiness Into Claustrophobic Misery

~ GCDNAOOGOS-IAOOA-S-OOTA-TEIAPP-A-CFOITPTGGAH ~ Greater Compassion Does Not Arise Out Of Guilt Or Shame – It Arises Out Of Awareness – Specifically – Out Of The Awareness – That Egotism Is A Painful Prison – And – Concern For Others Is The Path To Genuine Freedom And Happiness

~ IINETAIWPA-IWATOM-WMAOH ~ It Is Not Enough To Address Ignorance With Political Argument – If We Are To Open Minds – We Must Also Open Hearts

~ GAHMSAC-BTWITTDNDS-TDNLTGH ~ Greed And Hatred May Seem All-Conquering – But Their Weakness Is That They Do Not Deliver Solutions – They Do Not Lead To Genuine Happiness