This Is One Disease I Wouldn’t Mind Having

I first read about this disease while reading a Wikipedia article about the Great Barrington Declaration. The Great Barrington Declaration is a proposal drafted at the American Institute for Economic Research in Great Barrington, Massachusetts and signed there on 4 October 2020. It advocates an alternative, risk-based approach to the COVID-19 pandemic that involves "Focused Protection" of those most at risk and seeks … Continue reading This Is One Disease I Wouldn’t Mind Having

Why Complicate Things?

Earlier today on CNBC,  LeBron James asked Warren Buffett for some investment advice, and Buffett's advice was quite simple: "... just make monthly investments in a low-cost index fund." Buffett has given such advice before, specifically telling his heirs to put the money from his estate into a very low-cost S&P 500 index fund, recommending … Continue reading Why Complicate Things?

Short and Sweet

Dr. Seuss's best-selling book, "Oh, The Places You'll Go" is less than 1,000 words. The Gettysburg Address is 272 words long. Seth Godin wrote a blog post with only 38 words. Apparently word count is not the critical factor in deciding if a published work will be a success or have an impact; it's the content … Continue reading Short and Sweet