29-02-2020

~ IYC ~ Inverted Yield Curve ~ Campbell Harvey ~ Dissertation ~ 1986

~ NDA ~ Non-Disclosure Agreement

~ CA ~ Confidentiality Agreement

~ CDA ~ Confidential Disclosure Agreement

~ PIA ~ Proprietary Information Agreement

~ SA ~ Secrecy Agreement

~ FRB121102 ~ Fast Radio Burst 121102

~ COVID-19 ~ Coronavirus Disease 2019

~ IWTBR ~ Information Wants To Be Reduced ~ Nassim Taleb ~ The Black Swan ~ 2017

~ TL-TM ~ Twitter Less – Think More ~ George Lois ~ Damn Good Advice ~ 2012

~ BWIYTSCMFHL? ~ But What If Your Trade Secret Costs My Father His Life? ~ Devra Davis ~ The Secret History Of The War On Cancer ~ 2007

~ TGLLSNTM-TAED-TLCCLO-A-STMAP ~ The Golf Links Lie So Near The Mill – That Almost Every Day – The Laboring Children Can Look Out – And – See The Men At Play ~ Sarah Cleghorn ~ The Golf Links ~ 1917

~ TBTJHISEF ~ This Bad Thing Just Happened Is Someone Else’s Fault ~ Matt Taibbi ~ Hate Inc. ~ 2019

~ MN-TOOTA-SBNTNP ~ Magic Numbers – Taken Out Of Thin Air – Supported By Neither Theory Nor Practice ~ Mariana Mazzucato ~ The Value Of Everything ~ 2018

~ IPTTAE-B-TTP-N-A ~ I Prefer To Talk About Events – Before – They Take Place – Not – After ~ Nassim Taleb ~ The Black Swan ~ 2010

~ WAWOCOSI? ~ Why Are Worshippers Of Competence Often So Incompetent? ~ Thomas Frank ~ Rendezvous With Oblivion ~ 2018

~ FIPOC ~ Financially Incentivized Proliferation Of Chatter ~ Jenny Odell ~ How To Do Nothing ~ 2019

~ DYKWIA? ~ Do You Know Who I Am? ~ Thomas Frank ~ Rendezvous With Oblivion ~ 2018

~ TCOS-IP ~ The Club Of Single-Idea People ~ Matt Taibbi ~ Hate Inc. ~ 2019

~ A-BS-F-TT-INA-BS-F-TB ~ A – Black Swan – For – The Turkey – Is Not A – Black Swan – For – The Butcher ~ Nassim Taleb ~ The Black Swan ~ 2010

~ TEOTACHBDATSPOSAMD-SWUAAAUPOAPMOLMWD;MAAADOIAOSPAPIISAG ~ The Essence Of The Authoritarian Character Has Been Described As The Simultaneous Presence Of Sadistic And Masochistic Drives – Sadism Was Understood As Aiming At Unrestricted Power Over Another Person More Or Less Mixed With Destructiveness; Masochism As Aiming At Dissolving Oneself In An Overwhelmingly Strong Power And Participating In Its Strength And Glory ~ Erich Fromm ~ Escape From Freedom ~ 1941

~ DASBTPPWATDITBBOTV? ~ Does Anyone Seriously Believe That Powerful People Would Allow Truly Dangerous Ideas To Be Broadcast On TV? ~ Matt Taibbi ~ Hate Inc. ~ 2019

~ TMYFDATEYA-TMYPYWWOFF-E-MH ~ The More You Fear Death And The Emptier You Are – The More You People Your World With Omnipotent Father-Figures – Extra-Magical Helpers ~ Ernest Becker ~ The Denial Of Death ~ 1970

~ CG-M-GSOTMLACW ~ Cheap Grace – Means – Grace Sold On The Market Like A Cheapjack’s Wares ~ Dietrch Bonhoeffer ~ The Cost Of Discipleship ~ 1943

~ NOMO ~ The Necessity Of Missing Out ~ Jenny Odell ~ How To Do Nothing ~ 2019

~ AA-TALOEW-P-B-G-AAL-S-F-A-L;TRDSECAIE ~ After All – There’s A Lot Of Experience With – Privatization – By – Governments – At All Levels – State – Federal – And – Local; That Record Doesn’t Support Extravagant Claims About Improved Efficiency ~ Paul Krugman ~ New York Times ~ 19-11-2002

~ TDM ~ The Daily Me ~ Nicholas Negroponte ~ Being Digital ~ 1995

~ GEE-ABAS ~ Given Enough Eyeballs – All Bugs Are Shallow ~ Eric Raymond ~ The Cathedral And The Bazaar ~ 2001

~ FAOCW ~ Falsehoods Are Often Conventional Wisdom ~ Cass Sunstein ~ Infotopia ~ 2006

~ IAWMCB ~ It’s Amazing What Money Can Buy ~ Paul Krugman ~ The New York Times ~ 29-10-2002

~ AGFTBI ~ Always Go For The Big Idea ~ George Lois ~ Damn Good Advice ~ 2012

~ A-IS-ISTAOT-TPATB ~ Accountability – It Seems – Is Something That Applies Only To – The People At The Bottom ~ Thomas Frank ~ Rendezvous With Oblivion ~ 2018

~ WPSSS? ~ Whose Purposes Should Science Serve? ~ Devra Davis ~ The Secret History Of The War On Cancer ~ 2007

~ TTOBEI-I-TOTGHOSI-IBNITPPTAT ~ The Tragedy Of Bad Economic Ideas – Is – That Once They Grab Hold Of Society’s Imagination – It Becomes Nearly Impossible To Persuade People To Abandon Them ~ Thomas Palley ~ From Financial Crisis To Stagnation ~ 2012

~ SITAGTSTBO ~ Sometimes It Takes A Genius To See The Blindingly Obvious ~ Alison Gopnik ~ The Philosophical Baby ~ 2009

~ WEBOESWE ~ We’re Experts Because Other Experts Say We’re Experts ~ Thomas Frank ~ Rendezvous With Oblivion ~ 2018

~ AFO-A-NFOP-S-IEAOTW-THB-TVMOTMOM ~ All For Ourselves – And – Nothing For Other People – Seems – In Every Age Of The World – To Have Been – The Vile Maxim Of The Masters Of Mankind ~ Adam Smith ~ Wealth Of Nations ~ 1776

~ INJAE-I-AI-AWOO-AF ~ I’m Not Just An Entertainer – I’m – An Influencer – A Wielder Of Opinion – A Force ~ Dusty Rhodes ~ A Face In The Crowd ~ 1957

~ BCF-TEFTBF ~ Beliefs Come First – The Explanations For The Beliefs Follow ~ Michael Shermer ~ The Believing Brain ~ 2011

~ ILMAAA-IMTRTTPWTDNWTH ~ If Liberty Means Anything At All – It Means The Right To Tell People What They Do Not Want To Hear ~ George Orwell ~ Animal Farm ~ 1945

~ I-I-TUSA-K-TDE ~ Ignorance – Is – The Undead’s Strongest Ally – Knowledge – Their Deadliest Enemy ~ Max Brooks ~ The Zombie Survival Guide ~ 2003

~ TSA-E-SS-R-SFAPOHSS-TTPA ~ There’s Something About – Ear-Splitting Self-Righteousness – Shouted From A Position Of High Social Status – That Turns People Away ~ Thomas Frank ~ Rendezvous With Oblivion ~ 2018

~ TDTOMSHABMBEAPF-TDWGTK-W-W-AW ~ The Democratic Tendencies Of Modern Science Have Always Been Muted By Economic And Political Forces – That Determine Who Gets To Know – What – Where – And – When ~ Devra Davis ~ The Secret History Of The War On Cancer

~ TOKEMTBBBI ~ They Only Knew Enough Math To Be Blinded By It ~ Nassim Taleb ~ The Black Swan ~ 2017

~ RTNILS ~ Reading The News Is Like Smoking ~ Matt Taibbi ~ Hate Inc. ~ 2019

~ NOSMO ~ The Necessity Of Sometime ~ Jenny Odell ~ How To Do Nothing ~ 2019

~ RIOTS ~ Repetitive Injury Of The Spirit ~ Barbara Ehrenreich ~ Nickel And Dimed ~ 2001

~ WACWT:CAPYTS ~ What A Clever Way To Make Money: Creating A Problem You Then Solve ~ Erin Anderson ~ Globe And Mail ~ 29-03-2014

~ TS-CHBVAASC ~ The Self – Can Hardly Be Viewed As A Scientific Concept ~ Alfred Tauber ~ The Immune Self ~ 1994

~ DIU-U-YCGBT-‘I’ ~ Death Is Unbearable – Unless – You Can Get Beyond The – “I” ~ Susan Sontag ~ David Rieff ~ Swimming In A Sea Of Death ~ 2008

~ MFD ~ Manufactured Fake Dissent ~ Matt Taibbi ~ Hate Inc. ~ 2019