The Death of Critical Thinking

The death of critical thought has been a slow and painful process but certainly one that is prevalent around the world today. One of the most difficult debates one can ever have with another person is to convince someone that he or she does not understand something that he or she firmly believes he or … Continue reading The Death of Critical Thinking

The Narrative, “History Always Repeats Itself”, is a Patently Deceptive One

All of us have always heard the narrative that humanity never learns from past mistakes in history and is therefore destined to repeat them over and over again. As “proof” of this false narrative, historians point to repeated occurrences of events detrimental to humanity over time. However, this is the desired interpretation of history by … Continue reading The Narrative, “History Always Repeats Itself”, is a Patently Deceptive One

Pushback Against Lockdowns is Paved by Self-Reliance and Critical Thought

Successful pushback against lockdowns can only be paved by the road of self-reliance and critical thought. I would love to say that I was wrong when I posted this podcast about the ruling class milking the virus for all its worth in inflicting an endless cycle of lockdown, infect, fear and financial ruin. As I … Continue reading Pushback Against Lockdowns is Paved by Self-Reliance and Critical Thought

Why the Death of Original Thought is Ushering in the New World Order

If there is a true pandemic afflicting the world today, it certainly is not the coronavirus. The true pandemic afflicting the world is the death of critical thought. In discussing the pandemic lockdown measures with friends, I’ve had one friend state an opinion that differs from the medical narrative being propelled by nearly every nation … Continue reading Why the Death of Original Thought is Ushering in the New World Order

Truth Lies with System Outcomes, Not the Stated Intentions of its Architects

We live in a world today where the number of people that understand the truth about a wide array of topics, especially societal infrastructures, is severely diminishing. The reason for this is a combination of various factors, including the stripping of critical thinking skills from schooling worldwide as well as the exponential proliferation of disinformation … Continue reading Truth Lies with System Outcomes, Not the Stated Intentions of its Architects

Are You a 1 or a 0? Be Neither. Become a 2.

Are you a One or a Zero? For those of you that are fans of the US television show Mr. Robot you know what this means. However, I’m reserving my review of Season Four of Mr. Robot for skwealthacademy podcast #103 and will not discuss that show within the confines of this article, even though … Continue reading Are You a 1 or a 0? Be Neither. Become a 2.

Does Earning $34K a Year Really Place You Among the Top 1% of Income Earners in the World?

For those of you that prefer watching a video over reading, you may click here to view a video of the below transcript.  Does earning $34,000 a year really place you in the top 1% of income earners on planet Earth? I even heard this statistic when I was working in the financial industry and … Continue reading Does Earning $34K a Year Really Place You Among the Top 1% of Income Earners in the World?

Four Photos that Prove Financial Journalism is Dead

Real financial journalism is dead. Financial journalism has been dead for decades, but in the most recent decade, it has taken a particularly rapid turn for the worse. I have been writing articles for years about the transition of mainstream financial media into a mouthpiece for Central Bankers and the State as a primary reason … Continue reading Four Photos that Prove Financial Journalism is Dead

Why Understanding Truth in Politics Greatly Increases Understanding Truth in Finance

Realizing how the process of understanding truth in politics can greatly increase the process of understanding truth in finance is vastly underrated and underappreciated. Regarding my blog articles and podcasts, in which I write and speak about topics of finance, money, education and critical thinking, I occasionally also address political events and current news, such … Continue reading Why Understanding Truth in Politics Greatly Increases Understanding Truth in Finance

The Rambofication and Dumbing Down of Public Discourse and News

In recent years, the Rambofication and dumbing down of public discourse has taken over the manner in which we dissent with one another. The lack of critical skill development at all levels of schooling today from primary school to high school to university and graduate school levels leaves all of us extremely vulnerable to the … Continue reading The Rambofication and Dumbing Down of Public Discourse and News