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ENHANCE LIFE WITH YOUR BEAUTIFUL DAYS
02 June 2015
If you are to live a beautiful life, you first must begin to live beautiful days
80/20 REFLECTIONS ON AN ELECTION ‘SURPRISE’
19 May 2015
The only thing surprising about the British General Election was that everyone was surprised by it.
APPLE AND THE SIMPLE CASE FOR CAPITALISM
05 May 2015
Twenty-one years after the stunning introduction of the Macintosh in 1984, Apple continues to astonish
OUR CHILDREN & GRAND-CHILDREN WILL BE RICHER
21 April 2015
Today’s young people won’t experience the benign economic weather which has blessed most of their parents...
CAN FRACTAL 80/20 TAP INSANE MONEY?
07 April 2015
he science of chaos – in particular the theory of fractal patterns
THE GAME OF LIFE
24 March 2015
Mother nature does not endow us with clear rules.
IS PROGRESS REAL?
10 March 2015
Science – “one of the discouraging discoveries … is that science is neutral
IS DEMOCRACY SECURE?
03 March 2015
Plato boiled political evolution down to a sequence of monarchy, aristocracy, democracy, and dictatorship
THE LESSONS OF HISTORY ABOUT WEALTH AND THE 80/20 VIEW OF SOCIAL ENGINEERING
24 February 2015
I stumbled across this little gem when one of my readers, Rohan Thompson of Sydney, kindly sent it to me
BEYOND THE IMITATION GAME
17 February 2015
Does the truth matter – in entertainment, business, politics, and life in general?
SIMPLE PRINCIPLES FOR A COMPLEX WORLD
10 February 2015
The use of simple principles – rules of thumb – makes me an extreme reductionist.
WE ARE ANGELS, NOT VICTIMS
03 February 2015
The divine world exists and is perfect.
EIGHT RULES FOR A RANDOM PLANET
27 January 2015
The brain sees the world as far, far less, random than it actually is
WHY VENTURE CAPITAL GIVES HUMANS A BIOLOGICAL EDGE
20 January 2015
he reason why life stays the same and does not improve is because species cannot take a long-term view.
THE 80/20 VIEW OF EXPECTATIONS
13 January 2015
ublic transport in London has been transformed by one simple act of technology
DO YOU NEED TO BE LIKED?
06 January 2015
Do you need to be liked? Is it important in business to be liked?
HOW TO ESCAPE THE WORRY PRINCIPLE
16 December 2014
One percent of our problems is responsible for ninety-nine percent of our worries.
BRUCE HENDERSON’S AMAZING TAX PLAN
09 December 2014
None of the essays is so hot to handle as the one on tax, and it is surprising how little attention has been given to it.
5 MORE GREAT CONCEPTS FOR HAPPINESS
02 December 2014
The most exciting philosophy-religion in the first and second centuries AD was Gnosticism.
THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE
18 November 2014
Intuition is great, but not enough
THE BEST THING EVER WRITTEN ABOUT STRATEGY
11 November 2014
The early stuff was by far the best.
THE KNOWLEDGE PHILOSOPHY – ANCIENT & MODERN
04 November 2014
And guess who appears to have been the best exponent of the “Knowledge Philosophy”?
GIVING UP WHAT WE LOVE DOING
28 October 2014
What is it about “giving up”?
THE 80/20 VIEW OF THE UNCONSCIOUS
21 October 2014
Have you ever had the experience of finding a problem insoluble
THE 80/20 VIEW OF EGO BOUNDARIES, STRONG LINKS, AND WEAK LINKS
14 October 2014
Can you remember the (first) time you fell in love?
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