Archive - July, 2011

Hyperconsuming the stuff of idle, yawning luxury…

From a recent post at HBR:

The super-rich, whose gains reflect little social value creation, have gotten richer — and are hyperconsuming the stuff of idle, yawning luxury with an appetite that makes Caligula look like a blushing bride.

Aptly said. The super-rich, adding near-zero value to society, consume with an insatiable appetite, as the middle class slowly dwindle into a relic of the past. Change is coming…

Why Formal Education is a Joke

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There’s only one thing that bloated, oppressive governments and big banks truly can’t afford: the ability of people to think for themselves.

It’s been hard to try to whittle down this post into something shorter than an entire volume (I’ve got a lot to say, and a lot of opinions on the subject). For reference, I’m not a teacher. My wife was a teacher before starting her own business. My best friend is a teacher. One of my mentor’s taught for almost 40 years. I know a lot of teachers. Continue Reading…