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

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?

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

Will Burgeoning Violence Spurred by Wealth Inequality in Developing Nations Spread to the First World?

This week, a couple of American billionaires captured headlines, including hedge fund manager Ray Dalio, when they stated in an interview that they believed a violent revolution in America is a realistic scenario for the near future, during which “we are all going to try to kill each other.” Many dismissed Dalio’s claims as headline-grabbing … Continue reading Will Burgeoning Violence Spurred by Wealth Inequality in Developing Nations Spread to the First World?