The vast majority of us went through the government-education conveyor belt, and that includes me.* Since we learn little about anything there, and zero about personal finance in those dozen or so years, we rely heavily on our parents and the adult role models in our lives. A shortfall there will tend to leave us […]
Government Miseducation Leaves Vacuum of Financial Illiteracy
Rising Libertarian Numbers Fail to Cast Wide Net
One of the world’s most popular social-media platforms has run a survey of anarcho-capitalists, and its results are a wake-up call. Reddit is the seventh ranked website in the United States and 24th in the world, according to Alexa, and the r/Anarcho_Capitalism thread garnered 670 respondents in a week-long window. The participants, who averaged 24 […]
Documentary Identifies Growing Problem, Ignores the Innovator as Problem Solver
Water scarcity is and will be the source of conflicts, both national and international. As a most basic human need, individuals should pay attention to this critical topic and act on that information so we can “save ourselves.” That is the inescapable message of Blue Gold: World Water Wars (90 minutes), a 2008 documentary. The […]
Finding the Golden Mean: Rules versus Personal Responsibility
No one can be everything at the same time.… and that’s okay.