Philosophy

Philosophy

The GDP is gay

When measuring mountains we obviously consider the height, which would be the height from sea level, but another metric often talked about is prominence. Prominence refers to the mountains height compared to the surrounding area. If you are sitting 5000ft above sea level and climb a 100ft hill then did you climb a 5100ft mountain? The GDP is a lot like talking about the height of a mountain instead of the prominence, it tells you something, but maybe not what you're thinking it does.

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Perceived VS. Actual Worth

There was a farmer who took a lot of pride in his chickens. He washed and groomed them daily. He made sure that they always looked immaculate. When they had grown to the point to sell he took them to the butcher. To his dismay he found that they were worth less than his neighbor's...

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Good times are coming

Talking with many people it is obvious that our collective unconscious can sense something is coming. Whether from the 22 trillion in debt, the mass migration or the general moral degradation of our society something is coming.

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Philosophy

Money - The least valuable currency

It's funny how our natural inclinations tend to lead us away from happiness. We are drawn towards illusions and neglect what's real. Money is mostly an illusion. There was a day when we used gold which has an inherent value.

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