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Is The Tide Turning?

I like to think that other than accounting for long tails (lottery-style luck) that, for most, where you get in life is somewhat related to (less than 'directly proportional to' or 'a function of') how well you see coming trends and modify your life in ways that capture the tide. This could be as basic as an employee of a buggy-whip manufacturer finding a job with a steering wheel manufacturer (when he'd have been in high demand, i.e., early) to a master-level electrical engineer inventing the next [..?]. The point is twofold; first, that lots of people see changes coming enough that they make a wide range of changes in their lives with a consequent variety (meaning: distribution) of upheaval; and second that, a very few pin the tail on the donkey, and change our lives forever. This is the rational 100% of the Animal at work and, it's what differentiates us from the others (in some function; there are other differentiations). This is why we must -- now more than ever -- respect our Animal evolution. The Age of Obesity isn't a fad -- not as I see it -- but a direct consequence of our ability to increasingly...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2021, contains 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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