Parent claims Success Academy in NYC is showing how it can be done.
Maybe it's just me, but I find the defenders of the city rather . . . unconvincing.
Especially interesting was this: "LESSON #2: Calling bubbles is easy, making money is hard." Another version of the old wisecrack, "The market can stay irrational longer than you can solvent."
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Guess. Go ahead, guess.
There are still many things that are good about modern life.
Yes, indeed. Not that that will stop the dopey attempts to extend antitrust law.
"Review of Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than You Think"
If you haven't watched some of Hans Rosling's videos on YouTube, they are a treat.
One young woman has been redeemed. But many thousands--millions?--to go. (Forgive her reference to "Ronald" Bork.)
A fine post on the virus by Dr. Malcolm Kendrick, a general practitioner. Interesting information about what's known--a little--and what's not--a lot. Also quite interesting on the difficulties assigning "cause of death". Not scary until the (speculative) conclusion:
This pandemic is going to be a model for all mass panicking stupidity in the future. Because to do otherwise, would be to admit that we made a pig’s ear of it this time. Far too many powerful reputations at stake to allow that.
"Natan Sharansky has been a computer scientist, a chess player, a refusenik, a dissident, a political prisoner, a party leader, a government minister, a nonprofit executive, and a bestselling author. He never expected to be a school counselor."