Archive for 'Religion'

Robbing Peter to pay Paul; Peter is Paul’s slave.

Posted on 10. Oct, 2011 by .

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I heard an interesting account recently about a young man who referred to today as Colombia Day? For whatever reason, he didn’t know it was Columbus Day. As I pondered his lack of knowledge, what struck me was that we often blame people for what they don’t know. But, more often than not, a lack […]

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Keynes, Say and Mises on Supply and Demand.

Posted on 07. Oct, 2011 by .

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He’s a good friend from Ireland. We often chat about various aspects of life, politics, family, religion, finances/economy or whatever happens to be on our minds. Lately, for obvious reasons, we’ve been chatting about the economy. This has been a very interesting challenge for me as I recognize more and more than we have much […]

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Indispensable Advice to the Young

Posted on 03. Oct, 2011 by .

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When you look back upon your life what kinds of things stand out? For me it depends upon my current context and perspective. If I’m contemplating my family I sometimes wish I had been more active in the lives of my children. I see where I could have led more effectively. But I also see […]

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Mid-life Crisis? Take Responsibility.

Posted on 30. Sep, 2011 by .

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In our daily readings, musings and ponderings there is no shortage of material to talk about. In fact, it’s just the opposite. So much is going on all the time that sometimes it’s hard to distill it down to a few nuggets to offer. We don’t need to grab the headlines. You can do that […]

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AU/AG Fundamentals and Manipulation

Posted on 24. Sep, 2011 by .

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What a week! Seeing the greenback climb this week was interesting, even as other markets struggled. It seemed a fitting result of euro troubles as confidence in one fiat empty promise became lower than confidence in another, resulting in some moving out of euros and into US dollars, or stocks or just about any place […]

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Speculating, Gambling or Investing?

Posted on 22. Sep, 2011 by .

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As promised, we continue to pour over many newsletters (almost all of them free) in an effort to grasp the thinking of the counter-mob. The mob follows the trends, often to their own destruction. And the pull of the mob is almost irresistible. It draws us like a siren call, desiring to suck the life […]

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The Socialistic Curse of Entitlement

Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by .

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It’s possible that our favorite newsletter to read is SovereignMan from Simon Black (alias). Today he shares a remarkable experience that illustrates the dynamics of society on many levels. Obviously I can’t know your situation. It may be that you’re out of work right now and wondering what to do. Each of us is dealt […]

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Money?

Posted on 16. Sep, 2011 by .

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I often see various blogs and newsletters that have accepted the idea that our current fiat currency systems represent money. However, today I was rewarded for reading from one commentator who clearly understands the difference between currency and money. I’ve not been reading The Sovereign Investor for long, so can’t say much about it. However, […]

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