Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it’s just the opposite — John Kenneth Galbraith

Friedman’s legacy



The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth — Marlee Matlin

Artificial intelligence is winning and the robots are taking over. That’s the big fear for the future of work. I’m not so sure humans are doomed just yet


Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master — Demosthenes



“Climate change is the greatest threat to our existence in our short history on this planet. Nobody’s going to buy their way out of its effects.” — Mark Ruffalo, Actor & Environmentalist


You cannot correct that which you do not know you’re doing incorrectly. You must catch your mistake before you can fix it. — Seneca, Letters from a Stoic Letter 28.10


Very little is needed to make a happy life; all is within yourself, in your way of thinking

Robert Thompson

Big ideas and important articles. Writing to help you make sense of the world. And cope with being human.

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