Monday, September 15, 2014


Jim Grant's Three Part Interview With The Epoch Times (LINK)

Peter Thiel Op-Ed: Competition Is for Losers (LINK)
Related book: Zero to One
Woman of 24 found to have no cerebellum in her brain [H/T James] (LINK)

An important book worth checking out, which I believe is mentioned somewhere in Poor Charlie's Almanack and also by Robert Shiller in his (also important) article I linked to the other day: The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth - by Benjamin M. Friedman

Learning From Benjamin Franklin (LINK)
Related books: A Benjamin Franklin Reader, Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin: An American LifePoor Richard's AlmanackThe Way to Wealth: to which is added: The Whistle & The Advantages of Drunkenness
Related previous posts: Ben Franklin - 3 Essays - The Ephemera; The Whistle; Franklin and the GoutBen Franklin and the JuntoBen Franklin on Humility (and some crafty advice on persuasion)Ben Franklin's 13 Virtues
"I have always thought that one man of tolerable abilities may work great changes, and accomplish great affairs among mankind if he first forms a good plan and, cutting off all amusements or other employments that would divert his attention, makes the execution of that same plan his sole study and business." -Ben Franklin