04-04-2017

~ ALB ~ Alt-Left Bogeyman

~ RATB ~ Read A Third Book

~ N-G ~ Navel-Gazing

~ TISJEETEHOMOEBODIP-B-SNQEETFAITDSMASDIJ ~ There Is Somehow Just Enough Evidence To Extract Hundreds Of Millions Or Even Billions Of Dollars In Penalties – But – Somehow Not Quite Enough Evidence To Force Any Individual To Do So Much As A Day In Jail ~ Matt Taibbi ~ The Divide

~ TMWWTGOSAQAOQAEP-A-OOTIMEHA ~ The Modern World Worships The Gods Of Speed And Quantity And Of Quick And Easy Profit – And – Out Of This Idolatry Monstrous Evils Have Arisen ~ Rachel Carson ~ Lost Woods

~ WMCAV-ATAO40-ISALOE ~ What Most Consider A Virtue – After The Age Of 40 – Is Simply A Loss Of Energy ~ Voltaire

~ TMTOPODHDTEWBACIIUBEA ~ The Modern Theory Of Perpetuation Of Debt Has Drenched The Earth With Blood And Crushed Its Inhabitants Under Burdens Ever Accumulating ~ Thomas Jefferson ~ 1813

~ SK-PM ~ Servi Kaffe – Pereat Mundis ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ TEOPWE ~ The Epoch Of Permanent War Economy ~ Walter Oakes ~ Toward A Permanent War Economy

~ PWE ~ Permanent War Economy ~ Walter Oakes ~ Toward A Permanent War Economy

~ SEM ~ Simpleton’s Economic Model ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ CD-TAMOL-AMBLMG-WDAOI ~ Countless Decisions – That Affect Millions Of Lives – Are Made By Like-Minded Groups – Who Don’t Allow Outside Input ~ Dean Burnett ~ The Idiot Brain

~ PAWTBR-JNTFR ~ People Are Willing To Be Rebels – Just Not The First Rebel ~ Dean Burnett ~ The Idiot Brain

~ TWATWEWNSC-NSBAA-NSA-A-NSD ~ There Was A Time When Economists Were Not So Conceited – Not So Bold And Arrogant – Not So Ambitious – And – Not Such Dumbbells ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ AYWTIWCFDI ~ Anything You Write That Is Worthwhile Comes From Deep Inside ~ Jimi Hendrix ~ 11-09-1970

~ IWOAKOIS ~ I’m Working On A Kind Of Interspace Symphony ~ Jimi Hendrix ~ 11-09-1970

~ BMEHDETAMPTATTFTLOTRW-TGMBDIDBICGFIDDTLY ~ But Modern Economists Have Developed Elaborate Theories And Mathematical Proofs That Allow Them To Flout The Limitations Of The Real World ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ HDJWTBPOAG-TWAHRRII ~ Humans Don’t Just Want To Be Part Of A Group – They Want A High-Ranking Role In It ~ Dean Burnett ~ The Idiot Brain

~ IOSUGITFY-TFAI ~ Instead Of Storing Up Grain In The Fat Years – The Feds Ate It ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ TMPACSLI-THIIFTTATNAIOTWO-B-ALAWDDSSLPTMPPICORC ~ The More Privileged And Comfortable Someone’s Life Is – The Harder It Is For Them To Appreciate The Needs And Issues Of Those Worse Off – But – As Long As We Don’t Do Something Stupid Like Put The Most Pampered People In Charge Of Running Countries – We Should Be OK ~ Dean Burnett ~ The Idiot Brain

27-03-2017

~ NMWCTGCP-TEOTWLTTITS ~ No Matter What Circumstances Trigger Great Collective Persecutions – The Experience Of Those Who Live Through Them Is The Same ~ Rene Girard ~ The Scapegoat

~ TLFWIDTTL ~ Total Liberty For Wolves Is Death To The Lambs ~ Isaiah Berlin

~ TBIMTHD ~ The Brain Is Merely The Heart’s Dupe ~Jean-Baptiste de La Rochefoucauld

~ LISTBAAP-B-WIRAIPE-IBACF-MAAP ~ Libertarianism Is Supposed To Be All About Principles – But – What It’s Really About Is Political Expedience – It’s Basically A Corporate Front – Masked As A Philosophy ~ Thomas Frank ~ What’s The Matter With Kansas?

~ APATTVBTCTDHAIR ~ All Persecutors Attribute To Their Victims Both The Capacity To Do Harm And Its Reverse ~ Rene Girard ~ The Scapegoat

~ TBOR ~ The Barbarism Of Reflection ~ Giambattista Vico

~ TLFPINRISBIW ~ The Lust For Power Is Not Rooted In Strength But In Weakness ~ Eric Hoffer ~ The True Believer

~ ARMMAAHAFNBIDAP-B-BTRIOFTABAMOAIE ~ A Rising Mass Movement Attracts And Holds A Following Not By Its Doctrine And Promises – But – By The Refuge It Offers From The Anxieties, Barrenness, And Meaninglessness Of An Individual Existence ~ Eric Hoffer ~ The True Believer

~ PABITEOTC-BIR-THWAC ~ Persecutors Always Believe In The Excellence Of Their Cause – But In Reality – They Hate Without A Cause ~ Rene Girard ~ The Scapegoat

~ ECEC ~ Early Childhood Education And Care

~ ACFC ~ A Cure For Cancel ~ Gavin Crawford

~ WOIF ~ Wheel Of Inherited Fortune ~ Gavin Crawford

~ BIRG ~ Basking In Reflected Glory ~ Robert Cialdini

~ IIWTWTC-T-IIWTPFTW ~ If It’s Wrong To Wreak The Climate – Then – It Is Wrong To Profit From That Wreckage ~ Bill Mckibben

15-01-2017

~ PA ~ Personal Analytics ~ Stephen Wolfram

~ CMBR ~ Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

~ TFLATEOTU ~ The Free Lunch At The End Of The Universe ~ Lawrence Krauss ~ A Universe From Nothing

~ BQA ~ Bosonic Quantum Angels ~ Lawrence Krauss ~ A Universe From Nothing

~ IDMNN-IDSM ~ I Don’t Mind Not Knowing – It Doesn’t’ Scare Me ~ Richard Feynman

~ TSOEFAAFOTIAPS-ATMWHMOCSTR ~ The Sanction Of Experienced Fact As A Face Of Truth Is A Profound Subject – And The Mainspring Which Has Moved Our Civilization Since The Renaissance ~ Jacob Bronowski

~ DON-WHTLOEAII-AWHTLIA ~ Dream Or Nightmare – We Have To Live Our Experience As It Is – And We Have To Live It Awake ~ Jacob Bronowski

~ NI ~ Networked Individualism ~ Bary Wellman

~ JBOCSIDMYSCI ~ Just Because Others Can’t See It Doesn’t Mean You Shouldn’t Chase It ~ Francesco Marciuliano ~ You Need More Sleep – Advice From Cats

~ GA ~ Gaslighting America

~ ITLTIGTBVGFTDC ~ In The Long Term It’s Going To Be Very Good For The Dot-Communists ~ John Perry Barlow

~ LIU ~ Look It Up

~ PC&C ~ Plausibull, Credibull And Comprehensibull

~ PUAPAW ~ Pick Up A Pig And Walk ~ Fredrick Winslow Taylor

~ SHBAF ~ Society Has Become A Factory ~ Declaration ~ Antonio Negri

~ ETIBPNO(EOU)EBOD ~ Exploitation Today Is Based Primarily Not On (Equal Or Unequal) Exchange But On Debt ~ Declaration ~ Antonio Negri

~ P2P ~ Peer To Peer

~ TGLLSNTM-TAED-TLCCLOASTMAP ~ The Golf Links Lie So Near The Mill – That Almost Every Day – The Labouring Children Can Look Out And See The Men At Play ~ Sarah Gleghorn

~ IMBTTTLCCTH-BICRTH ~ It May Be True That The Law Cannot Change The Heart – But It Can Restrain The Heartless ~ Martin Luther King Junior ~ Social Justice ~ lecture ~ 18-12-1963

~ WADMHOMLCSIWOLWBLALN-TINRTSTSEWKTFMOEEMB ~ While Advanced Degrees May Help Our Modern Leviathans Construct Societies In Which Our Lives Will Be Longer And Less Nasty – There Is No Reason To Suspect That Such Expertise Will Keep Them From Making Our Existence Even More Brutish ~ Miguel Angel Centetno

~ WTUWDW-WHLLEWCCAFJ-ASO-IIAITWWUBAAWNCORL ~ When The Utopian Writers Deal With – Work, Health, Leisure, Life Expectancy, War, Crimes, Culture, Administration, Finance, Judges – And So On – It Is As If Their Words Were Uttered By An Automaton With No Conception Of Real Life ~ Thomas Molnar

~ WCSR ~ World Class Spill Response

~ COEL ~ Criminologies Of Everyday Life ~ David Garland ~ The Culture of Control

~ TDBDEOAMELUATTAWOFSFG ~ The Day-By-Day Experience Of A Managed Existence Leads Us All To Take A World Of Fictitious Substances For Granted ~ Ivan Illich

29-11-2016

~ CAVE ~ Citizens Against Virtually Everything

~ BANANA ~ Build Absolutely Nothing Anymore Near Anyone

~ NOPE ~ Not On Planet Earth

~ CHBE ~ Corporations Have Been Enthroned ~ Abraham Lincoln

~ EE-EP-EM ~ Establishment Economics – Establishment Politics – Establishment Media ~ Bernie Sanders

~ OI ~ Organized Irresponsibility ~ William Dugger ~ Corporate Hegemony

~ IOTAP-NEHWMAAE-PHD-SBPSPPEFACC-BNAH-M-IWEW ~ In Other Times And Places – Not Everyone Has Wanted Money Above All Else – People Have Desired – Salvation, Beauty, Power, Strength, Pleasure, Propriety, Explanation, Food, Adventure, Conquest, Comfort – But Now And Here – Money – Is What Everyone Wants ~ Jacob Needleman

~ EFI ~ Exotic Financial Instruments

~ HINJAG-HITFG ~ Hockey Is Not Just A Game – Hockey Is The First Game ~ George Fosty + Darril Fosty ~ Splendid Is The Sun

~ IYWTBASOTB-APTCOYOS-TLTBCM ~ If You Want To Be Slave Of The Bankers – And Pay The Costs Of Your Own Slavery – Then Let The Banks Create Money ~ Josiah Stamp

~ DGBTWWCFTDOBMMAM ~ Don’t Go Blaming The White Working Class For The Dysfunction Of Big Money, Media And Manipulation ~ Charlie Angus

~ TTPIAPOTMVC-TTRTRATSFTWSTB-IINAWL ~ This Troubled Planet Is A Place Of The Most Violent Contrasts – Those That Receive The Rewards Are Totally Separated From Those Who Shoulder The Burdens – It Is Not A Wise Leadership ~ Spock ~ “The Cloud Minders” ~ Star Trek ~ 28-02-1969

~ IKAHT-TATTWSOTNBI-BLGBHWIIRACP-AAA-LFBPN ~ Ideas, Knowledge, Art, Hospitality, Travel – These Are The Things Which Should Of Their Nature Be International – But Let Goods Be Homespun Whenever It Is Reasonably And Conveniently Possible – And Above All – Let Finance Be Primarily National ~ John Maynard Keynes

14-11-2016

~ OCD ~ Online Crap Detection ~ Howard Rheingold ~ Netsmart

~ TLAFISIUL ~ The Least Acknowledged Factor In Success Is Undoubtedly Luck ~ John Mighton ~ The End Of Ignorance

~ THD ~ The Historically Disenfranchised ~ Dave Chappelle

~ TBTTMFIBYNT ~ The Best Time To Make Friends Is Before You Need Them ~ Ethel Barrymore

~ WTMSG-ID-ICSOS ~ When The Monster Stops Growing – It Dies – It Can’t Stay One Size ~ John Steinbeck ~ The Grapes Of Wrath (1939)

~ TCTAMLTCTYT-ATIHMFTYWHT ~ The Crisis Takes A Much Longer Time Coming Than You Think – And Then It Happens Much Faster Than You Would Have Thought ~ Rudiger Dornbusch

~ ITE-TSOPKLO-ATSOPKW ~ In The End – The Same Old People Keep Losing Out – And The Same Old People Keep Winning ~ Michelle Bachelet

~ WTCDOACBABPOTAOAC-TJILTBID ~ When The Capital Development Of A Country Becomes A By-Product Of The Activities Of A Casino – The Job Is Likely To Be Ill Done ~ John Keynes ~ General Theory Of Employment, Interest And Money (1936)

~ LCAPDWTBSA ~ Legal Chicanery And Pitch Darkness Were The Banker’s Stoutest Allies ~ Ferdinand Pecora ~ Wall Street Under Oath (1939)

~ ARLIGAAPU ~ A Risk-Loving Industry Guaranteed As A Public Utility ~ Martin Wolf ~ Why Banking Is An Accident Waiting To Happen

~ YSMAHUS-AIWSYAPS ~ You Show Me A Highly Unequal Society – And I Will Show You A Police State ~ Nick Hanauer ~ 2014

~ FG-FM-FJ-FFS-FIN-A-FIG ~ Fake Growth – Fake Money – Fake Jobs – Fake Financial Stability – Fake Inflation Numbers – And – Fake Income Growth ~ Paul Singer

~ MOTTYCCDC-MOTTYCCRC ~ Many Of The Things You Can Count Don’t Count – Many Of The Things You Can’t Count Really Count ~ William Bruce Cameron ~ Informal Sociology (1963)

~ APAACATL ~ All Professions Are A Conspiracy Against The Laity ~ George Shaw ~ The Doctor’s Dilemma (1906)

~ ACE ~ Acute Crisis Event

~ SCATATOHHARTWU ~ Some Critics Argue That A Tsunami Of Hogwash Has Already Rendered The Web Useless ~ Howard Rheingold ~ Netsmart

~ ESAF ~ Every Surface A Farm ~ Annalee Newitz ~ Scatter, Adapt, And Remember

~ PRTHMSS-T1980-FTDAAGCOOATT ~ Political Rituals That Haven’t Made Sense Since – The 1980s – Feathered Tribesmen Dancing Around A God Carved Out Of A Tree Trunk ~ Marc Munroe Dion ~ Fall River Herald-News ~ 04-10-2015

~ TPSS ~ Third-Party Spy Service ~ Who Owns The Future ~ Jason Lanier

~ UMDAWOAD ~ Ultrasecret Mega-Dossiers About What Others Are Doing ~ Who Owns The Future ~ Jason Lanier

~ FTFYM~ Flabby Think-For-Yourself Muscles ~ Howard Rheingold ~ Netsmart

~ TIYBOTI ~ This Is Your Brain On The Internet

~ TCOCTTPEDMAYITROI-TTOULTAASTTMOG-BFNSFVAR ~ The Carnival Of Carnage That Takes Place Every Day, Month And Year In The Realm Of Industry – The Thousands Of Useful Lives That Are Annually Sacrificed To The Moloch Of Greed – Brings Forth No Shout For Vengeance And Reparation ~ 1898

~ MIHSIC ~ Medical Insurance Health System Industrial Complex

~ AB-JF ~ Ain’t Broken – Just Fixed

~ TEEIWMLIHMMVIAE-IFCTTOMAAIS ~ The Exaggerated Esteem In Which My Lifework Is Held Makes Me Very Ill At Ease – I Feel Compelled To Think Of Myself As An Involuntary Swindler ~ Albert Einstein

~ RC ~ Rational Carelessness ~ Andrew Haldane

~ NHISIDTL ~ Moral Hazard Is Something I Don’t Take Lightly ~ Henry Paulson ~ 15-09-2008

~ NE ~ New Economy ~ Alan Greenspan

~ TC-DC-PTC;PTB-WPESTITSPOS ~ They Count – Deluded Creatures – On The Continued Liberality Of The Banks – Whose Persuasive Entreaties Seduced Them Into The Slippery Paths Of Speculation ~ Willam Legget ~ 1833

~ RO ~ Respectable Opinion

~ SWASAO-TTDIFTB-FLLTIOAWI ~ Something We Are Seeing All Over – The Top Detaching Itself From The Bottom – Feeling Little Loyalty To It Or Affiliation With It ~ Peggy Noonan ~ 11-08-2016

~ INSTBWSBARN-AINSWMTMITWG ~ I’m Not Sure These Big Wall Street Banks Are Really Necessary – And I’m Not Sure We’d Miss Them Much If They Were Gone ~ Steven Landsburg

~ CRP ~ Corporate Rights Pact

~ NMWYVF-TGAGI ~ No Matter Who You Vote For – The Government Always Gets In

18-10-2016

~ WTTGHUOTH ~ We Tend To Get Hung Up On The How ~ Michael Pantalon ~ Instant Influence

~ TPBAP-MNDAEAR ~ The Perfect Bureaucrat And Politician – Makes No Decisions And Escapes All Responsibility ~ Brooks Atkinson

~ ISNARGFIOTTS ~ Inconvenience Does Not Absolve The Government From Its Obligation To Tolerate Speech ~ Anthony Kennedy

~ MDOAFSIWIISTBU ~ My Definition Of A Free Society Is Where It Is Safe To Be Unpopular ~ Adlai Stevenson

~ PYLAOOINMTS ~ Patterning Your Life Around Other’s Opinions Is Nothing More Than Slavery ~ Lawana Balckwell

~ ABGBTOP ~ Avoid Banquets Given By Those Outside Philosophy ~ Epictetus ~ Encheiridion

~ COI ~ Consilience Of Inductions ~ William Whewall

~ SLR ~ Sea Level Rise

~ OPSNP-BDAPBPI ~ Only Puny Secrets Need Protection – Big Discoveries Are Protected By Public Incredulity ~ Marshall McLuhan

~ TDTAAATW-TRATP-ITGAMUCOTCOOMS ~ This Disposition To Admire, And Almost To Worship – The Rich And The Powerful Is The Great And Most Universal Cause Of The Corruption Of Our Moral Sentiments ~ Adam Smith ~ Theory Of Moral Sentiments

~ TCOI ~ The Cult Of Information

~ AB-JF ~ Ain’t Broken – Just Fixed

~ IYBTP ~ If You Believe The Pundits

~ NSCSBFAHOWTFGPOTMAPAM ~ No Society Can Surely Be Flourishing And Happy Of Which The Far Greater Part Of The Members Are Poor And Miserable ~ Adam Smith ~ The Wealth Of Nations

~ IIABPTAONM ~ It Is A Bad Plan That Admits Of No Modifications ~ Publius Syrus

~ PWFIARMABL ~ People Who Fly Into A Rage Make A Bad Landing ~ Will Rogers

~ WAOIM-JIANCOIP ~ When An Objective Is Meaningful – Joy Is A Natural Consequence Of Its Pursuit ~ Allen Wiesen

~ NPITHTPFTPOOY ~ No Price Is Too High To Pay For The Privilege Of Owning Yourself ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

~ WC-LINBALW ~ Without Commitment – Life Is Nothing But A Long Wait ~ Steven Forrest

~ TMAA ~ The Medical Advertisement Abomination ~ William James

~ TDOFIASCBJBEIP ~ The Degree Of Civilization In A Society Can Be Judged By Entering Its Prisons ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky ~ The House Of The Dead

~ FGM ~ Female Genital Mutilation

~ WP ~ Weaponizing Philanthropy ~ Jim Demsey

~ OOTBPOOT-ITETWTEST-INPI-IOD ~ One Of The Bewildering Paradoxes Of Our Time – Is The Extent To Which The Enterprise System Tolerates – If Not Participates In – Its Own Destruction ~ Lewis Powell ~ “Powell Memorandum”

~ EASPITF-NITB-TBISHPACWE ~ Emotions Are Shown Primarily In The Face – Not In The Body – The Body Instead Shows How People Are Coping With Emotions ~ Paul Ekman

~ QWQ ~ Question, Wait, Question

~ IYSDCI-SOTI ~ If Your Ship Doesn’t Come In – Swim Out To It ~ Jonathan Winters

~ SETJ ~ Small Enough To Jail

~ TBIITCSIAHSOMTTBHILWS ~ To Be Interested In The Changing Seasons Is A Happier State Of Mind Than To Be Hopelessly In Love With Spring ~ George Santayana

~ LIB-BFR ~ Love Is Brief – But Frequently Recurring ~ François de La Rochefoucauld

~ IINTLTBWYMHB ~ It Is Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been ~ George Eliot

~ AFAWCD-TSPOHEITKALITDOMB ~ As Far As We Can Discern – The Sole Purpose Of Human Existence Is To Kindle A Light In The Darkness Of Mere Being ~ Carl Jung

~ ASWATAANMQAIMT ~ A Science With All The Answers And No More Questions Atrophies Into Mere Technology ~ Michael Collier

~ LBOHALFTLBEODOOB ~ Lives Based On Having Are Less Free Than Lives Based Either On Doing Or On Being ~ William James

~ RITSWEEHSATTWNHT ~ Research Is To See What Everyone Else Has Seen And To Think What Nobody Has Thought ~ Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

~ WETMWGUCOO-ID ~ Whatever Emancipates The Mind Without Giving Us Control Over Ourselves – Is Dangerous ~ Johann Goethe

~ SIB ~ Small Is Beautiful ~ Ernst Schumacher ~ Small Is Beautiful (1973)

~ VR ~ Virtual Reality ~ Antoin Artaud ~ The Theater And Its Double (1938)

~ IDNWWAH-BIPSTIINIOTEO ~ I Don’t Know Why We Are Here – But I’m Pretty Sure That It Is Not In Order To Enjoy Ourselves ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

~ HON ~ Hierarchy Of Needs ~ Abraham Maslow

~ RM ~ Role Model ~ Robert Merton ~ Social Theory And Social Structure (1949)

~ SFP ~ Self-Fulfilling Prophecy ~ Robert Merton

~ AYCDACA-CEIWRTSOTC-SYHTABCP ~ Anything You Can Draw A Circle Around – Cannot Explain Itself Without Referring To Something Outside The Circle – Something You Have To Assume But Cannot Prove ~ Kurt Godel

~ NOITUSTWT-IISTWCT ~ Not Only Is The Universe Stranger Than We Think – It Is Stranger Than We Can Think ~ Werner Heisenberg

~ TWIFOMTPWFOWTGS ~ The World Is Full Of Magical Things Patiently Waiting For Our Wits To Grow Sharper ~ Bertrand Russell

~ SOC ~ Stream Of Consciousness ~ William James ~ The Principles Of Psychology ~ 1899

~ SOTF ~ Survival Of The Fittest ~ Herbert Spencer ~ Principles Of Biology ~ 1864

~ TML ~ The Missing Link ~ Charles Lyell ~ Geological Evidences Of The Antiquity Of Man ~ 1863

~ TNOWWSTNOWWFODROJ ~ To No One Will We Sell, To No One Will We Refuse Or Delay Right Or Justice ~ Magna Carta ~ 1216

~ IAMABF-HIITAWABS? ~ If All Men Are Born Free – How Is It That All Women Are Born Slaves? ~ Mary Astell ~ Some Reflections On Marriage ~ 1700

~ YAWYE ~ You Are What You Eat ~ Ludwig Feuerbach ~ A Theory Of Food ~ 1850

~ SD ~ Social Darwinism ~ Joseph Fisher

~ BN-GNF ~ Buy Nothing – Get Nothing Free

~ OYANO ~ Ontario You A New One

~ IBTAY ~ I’ve Been Thinking About You

~ TSMGO ~ The Show Must Go On

~ BO-SP ~ Big Oils – Small Pipeline

~ OIATY ~ Once In A Thousand Years

~ POTWG ~ Pissing Off The Wrong God

~ PTTAEBAIAAFOD ~ Pretending That These Are Equally Balanced Arguments Is Actually A Form Of Distortion ~ Alan Rusbridger

~ ATPITISOD ~ A Trustworthy Press Is The Immune System Of Democracy

~ TSAGMBABGIAM ~ That Seriousness And Greatness Must Be Accompanied By Grumpiness Is A Myth ~ Sonjay Lyubomirsky ~ The How Of Happiness

~ TFMCNLGTSOHQJ ~ The Free Market Can No Longer Guarantee The Survival Of High Quality Journalism ~ Jonathan Kay

~ DN ~ Disruptive Narrative ~ Ric Young

~ ATVETSDODADSAP ~ All Transformational Visions Encounter The Stout Defense Of Doubt And Denial, Skepticism And Pragmatism ~ Ric Young

~ TPOADNIVNOITWTIIS-BITWIIC ~ The Power Of A Disruptive Narrative Is Vested Not Only In The Way That It Is Framed – But In The Way It Is Championed ~ Ric Young

~ DAA ~ Dark Age Ahead ~ Jane Jacobs

~ DYKWMYH? ~ Do You Know What Makes You Happy? ~ Sonjay Lybomirsky ~ The How Of Happiness

~ IIABHTRTG ~ Industry Is A Better Horse To Ride Than Genius ~ Walter Lippman

27-09-2016

~ ARTLAY ~ A Rising Tide Lifts All Yachts ~ Walter Mondale

~ IDWATD-IBETTCOI ~ I Don’t Worry About The Deficit – It’s Big Enough To Take Care Of Itself ~ Ronald Reagan ~ speech ~ 24-03-1984

~ EHBMFSPW-ATDFTWHBPIEH ~ Everyone Has Been Made For Some Particular Work – And The Desire For That Work Has Been Put In Every Heart ~ Rumi

~ FBLFTTT ~ Fired By Liars For Telling The Truth

~ DNY ~ Do Nothing Yourself

~ B&L-MAHATOWWDNHRTO-TATGVC ~ By And Large – Mothers And Housewives Are The Only Workers Who Do Not Have Regular Time Off – They Are The Great Vacationless Class ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~ Gift From The Sea

~ UPS ~ Ugly Parent Syndrome

~ CEC ~ Conservative Entertainment Complex

~ CCC ~ Comfortable Conservative Cocoon

~ CPR ~ Common Pool Resources ~ Elinor Ostrom ~ Governing The Commons

~ TSOTF ~ The Shadow Of The Future ~ Robert Axelrod ~ The Evolution Of Cooperation

~ TFOACIL ~ The Foundation Of All Civilization Is Loitering ~ Jean Renoir

~ TWIEC ~ The Whole Intellectual Edifice Collapsed ~ Alan Greenspan ~ 23-10-2008

~ SUD ~ Subjective Units of Distress

~ TGEOONINTKWTS-NTBSWARR-BTLAWHGBAIPOM ~ The Great Error Of Our Nature Is Not To Know Where To Stop – Not To Be Satisfied With Any Reasonable Requirement – But To Lose All We Have Gained By An Insatiable Pursuit Of More ~ Edmund Burke

~ PMSTTBSOTN-IIAFOMTWAATN ~ Pre-Modern Societies Tend To Be Suspicious Of The Novel – It Is A Feature Of Modernity That We Are Addicted To Novelty ~ Colin Campbell

~ ITAOSTUATWSHOTP ~ It’s The Accumulation Of Such Tiny, Unnecessary Acts That Weigh So Heavily On The Planet ~ John Thackara ~ Inside The Bubble

~ TH-O-TB ~ To Have – Or – To Be ~ Erich Fromm ~ To Have Or To Be

~ TAOOPMDUSUOW-BNST ~ The Appetite Of Our Present Materialism Depends Upon Stirring Up Our Wants – But Not Satisfying Them ~ Robert Lane ~ The Loss Of Happiness In Market Democracies

~ TWTEGWTPG ~ The Way To End Glut Was To Produce Gluttons ~ Vance Packard ~ The Waste Makers