Negative things are often avoided by lots of people. Everybody likes a nice positive story. But it’s strange though, how bad news sells more than good news. Talk to the media houses. So at least people say to themselves and others that they don’t like negative stuff, but they’re allRead More
What if you were possessed?
What if one day you suddenly had an awakening that you weren’t the person you thought you are? Suppose that you found out that your thoughts and feelings were being controlled or manipulated from a source other than yourself? And that all these years you didn’t know about it? YouRead More
The Futures game: exploiting the gap.
My venture into ‘derivatives’ – that evil thing associated with some ‘criminal’ bloke’- has led me to think a lot more about how we assess the future. By way of introduction, futures contracts – in the simplest form – are meant to agree prices for various things in the futureRead More
Why I despair for the human race..
I sometimes become despondent about the human race – for a number of reasons. I think to myself, that people of average intelligence surely must be able to read, understand, and apply some logic to what’s going on. Surely that sort of activity is what differentiates us from all otherRead More
‘The Edge’ – no mistakes in the mind.
‘The Edge’ – is a film screened in 1997. No – I’m not about to do a film review, so calm down. I had completely missed this film and only viewed last night on Lovefilm which is now ‘Amazon Prime’. Recently I’ve become rather saddened that most Sci-Fi films theseRead More
Fifteen observations on stupid statements and stupid people.
Having reflected on another of Kevin’s brilliant editorials I wish to add my own observations: Stupid statements are generated more often than not by stupid people. Seemingly intelligent people are also capable of generating stupid statements. Rocks, bricks, sticks, stones and lower forms of animal life cannot be expected toRead More
The harshness of reality and fantasy.
This morning I’m moved by a very introspective and investigative-of-the-human-condition blog – or so I see it. See: Remembering Cobain. [And to be 200% clear I am not saying that the author wrote the blog with the angle that I see it, even if my perception is co-incidentally correct. ThisRead More
Constraints on developing expertise
Recently I discovered by chance, Forex trading. Well, I actually re-discovered it. I had explored it about 8 years ago but it was difficult to get into because it was basically a closed shop. By that I mean, that one needed lots of money, special computers and software to getRead More