What does it mean to live in a capitalist world? How can an individual living within a capitalist system not only survive, but “play the game” in a way that assures victory?[Read more…] about Book of Capitalism #1: Introducing The Book of Capitalism
After writing the first few portions of The Book of Capitalism, I realized that the ethical implications of capitalism were critical to clear up early on.
Much of what’s to follow will force you to think hard about your own ethics and how you plan on moving forward in a world run by capital.[Read more…] about Book of Capitalism #3: Ethics of Capitalism
Make sure you read the introduction to The Book of Capitalism first if you haven’t already.
Defining capitalism is a critical, yet often overlooked, first step in understanding exactly what it is and how it influences the world we live in.
Politics, economics, psychology, and nearly every other subject that the average person cares about has been altered, one way or another, by capitalism.
But, unlike other prominent ideologies such as communism, there isn’t a definitive “Capitalist Manifesto.” This translates into widespread misunderstanding of what it is and how it influences the world we live in.[Read more…] about Book of Capitalism #2: Defining Capitalism
We’re all taking a collective “L” at the moment due to the coronavirus, so I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to accomplish during my time as a quarantine hobbit. What struck me as the most important (and interesting) topic to dive into is risk, specifically how it’s viewed and managed by real people.[Read more…] about A Conversation About Risk
Even though I have built a video course, I haven’t spent much (any) time putting free content on YouTube. That changes today, with a video about the two types of changes most relevant to learning:
Give it a watch, like, subscribe and let me know in the comments what qualitative changes you’ve been making in your life.
At the core of every life is a single, difficult question: should I learn more, or should I make the most of what I already know? This is known as “the exploration-exploitation dilemma” (aka “the exploration-exploitation tradeoff“), and it’s the most important problem you’ll ever face.[Read more…] about Managing the Exploration-Exploitation Dilemma