## The future: much like the present

In cosmology, the steady-state universe describes a model for which the universe is neither expanding nor contracting, but, as the name suggests, remains the same size (in terms of its geometric boundary). However, this has long been ruled out by radio telescope data, which show the universe is expanding and possibly even accelerating. But in… Continue reading The future: much like the present

## Paper Wealth is Real Wealth

On various online discussions, usually in regard to Elon Musk’s wealth (or other billionaires, but it is usually Elon Musk given his fame and wealth), is that the reason he cannot ‘do more’ in terms philanthropy is that his wealth is paper wealth, not real wealth, and thus it’s not like having money. Regardless of… Continue reading Paper Wealth is Real Wealth

## Normies, Status, and Substack

In regard to status, it’s not about how much money you earn, but rather the size of your megaphone. Obama is hardly among the wealthiest in the world, but commands a huge megaphone in terms of his influence. Normies, even wealthy normies, are stuck having little influence despite otherwise projecting the outward appearance of success,… Continue reading Normies, Status, and Substack

## Repost: Are Things Really That Bad For Millennials

The post The Vampire Society by Vox Day went viral. It seems everyone hates the boomers; even boomers hate themselves. Boomers are blamed, by conservatives and liberals alike, for everything that is wrong with society. They are accused of being narcissistic and materialistic and being poor parents who outsourced their parenting duties to daycare so… Continue reading Repost: Are Things Really That Bad For Millennials

## Convergence to the global hegemon

Another correct prediction: the S&P 500 closes above 4,000 for the first time ever, and as of writing this post it is up another 1.5%, at 4080-. The S&P 500 closed above 4000 for the first time to kick off the second quarter, buoyed by a continuing rebound in technology stocks. The broad stock gauge… Continue reading Convergence to the global hegemon

## Random Thoughts April 4th

A question I have pondered is, how does one come up with interesting insights/thoughts? I would suspect there is a reading involved and also necessary to gauge the interests of the prospective audience, but what makes something ‘click? or viral” From what I have observed, content that is introspective and personal that tells the author’s… Continue reading Random Thoughts April 4th

## Pre-Employment IQ Testing is Very Common

It is a common misconception online that pre-employment IQ testing is proscribed due to Griggs vs. Duke. This is false, as I epxlain in more detial here. AFIK, no employer administers an actual IQ test, such as the Stanford-Binet or Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale tests, as those are expensive and time-consuming to administer and typically must… Continue reading Pre-Employment IQ Testing is Very Common