There’s nothing mythical about this creation story.
For the first time in history we can tell the story of our existence beginning with the origin of the universe, and ending with you sitting there reading this article. And an amazing story it is!
Republished from my Astronomy Magazine column, For Your Consideration.”
The Dangers of Wishful Thinking
VIII. Win-Win or Lose-Lose, Our Choice
Much of the economic discussion between liberals and conservatives is an argument over how to arrange the deck chairs on the Titanic. The only question that really matters is how to keep the whole ship from going under. (The final installment in an 8 part series on Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.”)
Stories from the front lines of a wild ride
VII. What is Wealth?
Whether as inherited capital, high incomes or the coffers of corporate “persons,” money begats money as never before. In a modern capitalist economy, that is really all you need to know. (Part 7 in a series on Thomas Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.”)