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Making Claims? Be Prepared to Defend Them Then.

If you are going to make a claim, be prepared to defend it. That’s just common sense. If you think the science is “settled” you’d better be ready to demonstrate…
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How is it feasible for cryptocurrencies to produce significantly greater yield than bank deposits or bonds?

Some asked the following question on reddit recently... It seems too good to be true to take cash in my savings account earning a fraction of 1% interest and convert…
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Why I won’t be buying a car in the near future. A detailed analysis.

Buying a car is not a huge decision for me. It is for some people, but not for me. I owned my first car the day I received a license…
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The Imminence of Death

One way or another, I'm facing death. Imminently. We all are. Maybe not in an imminent, impending-doom kinda way. But we all are, inching our way towards the inevitability with…
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Quantitatively

Value judgements are like opinions. Everyone has one. Nobody has the absolute truth. Quantitatively things can be much easier to achieve, or much more difficult. Quantitatively, however, things can be…
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Forms of Distraction

Lately I have found myself somewhat out of control. Somewhat mesmerized by, and drowning in a sea of distractions. Albeit these are forms of distraction you wouldn't normally refer to…
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Journey of A Thousand Miles

I have mentioned before that I'm going to undertake a massive project this year - much bigger than any I have undertaken in the past. A journey far more treacherous…
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Principles of Warring In The Modern World

War and conflict. It's unavoidable. Different people want different things. Sometimes there is scarcity - real or perceived. Often, the solution people resort to is threatening someone, conflicting, battling or…
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As long as there’s a light

Sometimes, it's inordinately hard to push on. No matter what you do, the world seems to push back. People do not co-ordinate. Whatever you need isn't immediately available You don't…
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How to Get Into FLOW

Let's talk about how to get into flow. Story from this morning... Last night, before I went to sleep… I had a plan mapped out for the things I was…
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