Rude Awakening: The Art of Breaking The Rules

Introduction No Limits No Fear The Art Of Breaking The Rules How About Daily Rude Awakenings? What’s Cooking Introduction There are three common marketing bullshit shticks I can’t stand. NO LIMITS!!! NO FEAR!!! BREAK THE RULES!!! All bullshit, and here’s why. All of nature is limited. Fear warns and informs us when limits are being...…Read More

Social Media Costs You Big Bucks!

The backstory: The Definitive Case For Deleting Social Media. In This Issue: IntroductionSeeking Chronic StimulationDepoliticization --> SocializationPolitics Isn't MoralizingDonald TrumpTo My Point — How Much Money Is All This Crap Costing You? Introduction T'was 18 days ago that I moved it all to the trash—no exceptions, no sock accounts, no hedging, no qualifications, no quarter. Zero means zero. It's not hard at all. It's liberating to an extent that leaves you shaking your head. It's…Read More

Permanent Crisis Is The New Normal — Prosper Anyway #2 — Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO)

"4 Creative Ways to Use FOMO to Drive App Engagement" — they don't even try to hide it Permanent Crisis Is The New Normal — Prosper Anyway #1 In this Paid-Member Issue: Never Let a Crisis Go To WasteRed Pill vs. Blue PillGuilt to Crisis and Back to GuiltFear Of Missing Out (FOMO) Never Let a Crisis Go To Waste The very first questions one might ask themselves: What crisis?What are you really afraid of?Where's…Read More

Total Mortality: Ask Undertakers

I was reading issue #37 of Mike Eades' The Arrow this morning, pleased to see a section on total, all-cause mortality. He had no more luck than I; since apparently, it's far easier to gather all statistics and tell you how many people died of Covid-19 than simply: how many people, simply...died altogether. It's all very simple, aparently. You will actually see caveats, disclosures, and warnings in total all-cause mortality statistics along the lines of…Read More