Ideas

It is Time to Talk Worst Case Scenario About Climate Change

Posted: 12.04.2017

 

The negative effects of fossil fuels have been speculated upon and known for a long time. The larger scale concerns, awareness, and now actions have largely occurred in the last 25 years.  Many people actually think that it was Al Gore who first alerted humanity to the issue of Climate Change.  Here is a partial […]

 

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21st Century Finance vs. 20th Century Finance

Posted: 11.16.2017

 

(Part I of a series on the future of banking and finance) Finance’s 20th century business lines – their go-to money makers – are all in jeopardy of being destroyed. Primarily this is due to finance’s blatant disregard for its customers’ actual needs. This is the result of the industry’s traditional 40%+ profit margins that […]

 

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Healthcare for the American Democracy

Posted: 08.10.2017

 

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth”  -Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address   “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit […]

 

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Capitalism: It’s as Much About Cooperation as Competition

Posted: 07.26.2017

 

We have myopically come to believe that “survival of the fittest” is synonymous with competition and is the highest expression of our nature. Yet survival of the fittest also includes those creatures, including humans, who successfully and continuously cooperate to survive. Case in point: Lions adorn the flags of many nations as symbols of individual […]

 

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The Robots are Coming! Will the American Economy Produce Enough Jobs?

Posted: 06.15.2017

 

Look at the picture. What do you see? A manufacturing process, with no workers in sight. We humans have been replaced by robotic arms and artificial intelligence.

 

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