Category Archives: the root of all wealth

Metaphors that work in multiple closed systems

I love this site's advice; this bit comparing swimming in the financial world to swimming in ocean waves is particularly awesome: The struggling person has debt. It’s an absolutely destructive and useless thing to bring into your life, unless done on … Continue reading

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Blogs I Love: The Quitting Lawyer and the Despondent Millionaire | Mr. Money Mustache

I love this gentleman's blog for a zillion reasons, but the core of them is SO well summed up in this latest post, I just had to re-offer it:   The Quitting Lawyer and the Despondent Millionaire | Mr. Money … Continue reading

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Give Me A DRM-Free World

Lulu Blog » Living in a DRM-Free World. Count me among the authors who feel that DRM did nothing to benefit us, and who're frankly relieved that it's on the way out. Has the book been torrented?  Yup.  Does this … Continue reading

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Class warfare > Class massacre

Those complaining about the Occupy protests being Class Warfare are right.  Finally, it's turning to a war, with both sides aware that they're fighting it. Thus far, it's been Class Genocide, with one side pooling their immense resources to safely … Continue reading

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Symphony of Science ALBUM!

Symphony of Science Bundle v1.0. Remember the “Symphony of Science” videos of yore? There’s a whole album of the author’s work (Josh D. Boswell is his name) available now, and the best part is, it’s pay-what-you-want! Proceeds go towards making … Continue reading

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Refocusing in Adulthood

I had one of those tiny physical moments yesterday that explodes into a psychological OH YEAH DUH … that was a moment, literally an otherwise meaningless moment in the shower, of refocusing. Life is powerfully, powerfully distracting, especially as you … Continue reading

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Skeet shooting bullshit with numbers: Wisconsin edition

In Michigan as well as elsewhere, I've heard the attempted anti-union argument that "teachers make too much money anyway".  Now, I know a few teachers (experienced, in difficult subjects like science) and they do pretty well, so it's easy to … Continue reading

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