Wealth, Intellectualism, and Individualism, Part 7

Part 6 Nerd mannerisms and appropriations, especially in pop culture and on Instagram, where pretty women donning faux glasses post memes about social isolation, have become the ‘new normal’, and words like ‘normie’ have become pejorative. Nowadays everyone wants to be the ‘smartest person in…

Wealth Creation as the New American Religion

On sites such as Hacker News, Quora, Medium, and Reddit, posts, threads, and discussions about wealth creation always go viral. Everyone is obsessed with wealth, economics, finance, and money, but why, and what does this say about society? My own take is, in the past,…

Wealth, Intellectualism, and Individualism, Part 3

Continuing from part 2 about finance: Trillions of dollars of wealth has been created since the market bottom of March 2009, and especially since 2013, some examples being: The S&P 500 bottomed at 666 in March 2009. As of 8/25/2016 it’s now at 2170 for…