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 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.
Today, I am going to offer some very blunt observations about the consequences of the ongoing bailout of banks, to which many of us have not been paying close attention, due to the mass media distraction of 24/7 coverage about the global virus pandemic. Furthermore, I will offer a massive plot twist at the very … Continue reading Beware the Coming Implosion of Global Education, Finance and Labor
I’ve often spoken of, in this blog, in the many things we believe that are untrue. For example, many financial metrics in which we blindly believe, reported by the mainstream news, like inflation, GDP and unemployment statistics are patently false and not even close to being reflective of reality. This holds true not just in … Continue reading The Things We Believe that are Untrue
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?
The necessity of alternative education pathways can be illuminated by an analogy to the mixed martial arts approach. Neither the pursuit of education or mixed martial arts should have singular pathways due to the massive limitations on achievement ensured by singular pathways over alternative education pathways . Today, all of us should pursue alternative education … Continue reading How Analyzing Mixed Martial Arts Can Be Used to Prove the Need for Alternative Education Pathways
Everything I Know About Improving My Life, I Learned Outside of School, Part 3 Today, in every nation around the world, schools lack applied knowledge. And for this very reason, everything I know today about improving my life, I learned outside of school. Embrace, Don’t Fear Change In part two of this series (read Part … Continue reading Why Do Schools Lack Applied Knowledge?
Challenge Any Limiting Beliefs About What is Possible by Continuing to Update the Human Operating System Every Year I believe that one thing we should do every year without fail is to update the human operating system every year and take inventory of our beliefs and test our beliefs to see if they may need … Continue reading Update the Human Operating System Every Year
Greetings, in this article, I discuss 9 problems with the school system. Here is part 1 of a multi-part series regarding some of my thoughts about everything that is wrong with institutional education today that hinders most of us from reaching our goals in life. Today’s “modern” educational institutions, even the most prestigious universities in … Continue reading 9 Problems with the School System
Why Conflating Academic Achievement with Education Keeps Everyone Ignorant In Part 3 of my series, The Problem with Education, I discuss why the cost-benefit of an MBA degree does not make sense and why ultimately, the value and ROI (return on investment) of an MBA education are both very low in the real world and … Continue reading The Low Value of an #MBA Education