Sunday, July 19, 2015

Is Tribalism Just Part of Human Nature?


Teams, groups and nations have been so pervasive among human history that tribalism may be natural.  As appealing as individualism is, its actuality will be a real struggle against thousands of generations of widespread human collectivism.     

Joe Rogan talks about the intersection of religion and Mac users...


  

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Humpday Humor: The Worst Sales Technique Ever


Do you think you know nothing about sales?  Maybe you could actually know less.

James Altucher explains the worst sales technique ever...




James is the author of Choose Yourself!: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live The Dream


Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Humpday Humor: Government Regulation


How did we get safe meat before USDA inspections?

Harry Browne explains the silliness of government regulation...




*clip from C-SPAN's Washington Journal




Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Humpday Humor: Ironic Party Politics


Will neoconservatives jump ship from the Republican party in 2016?  Max Blumenthal makes an interesting prediction...




Talk Co-sponsored by New Yorkers Against the Cornell-Technion Partnership (NYACT), Brooklyn for Peace, and the Peace and Social Action Committee of Brooklyn Monthly Meeting (Quakers)


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Labor Policies During The Great Depression


What was the U.S. government doing about labor policies during The Great Depression?  Very early in the recession the U.S. passed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff of 1930.

In this video clip Thomas Sowell highlights its effects...




*clip from the Hoover Institution


Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Alternative Career Path


A pick-me-up for people interested in alternative career paths.  Joe Rogan reminds us that there are options outside of the established/mainstream job options.




It could even be argued that alternative careers pursued by thinkers and technological innovators are more important than the pre-conceived options you were presented with in school.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015