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Essays on current affairs, business, investing, economics and politics can be found in this section.  Think in the Morning has no particular incite into any of these areas.  We write what we are inspired to write.  Read at your own risk.

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Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access any blog from the list]Napkin Art Gallery LINKBlog Posts in Alphabetical Order 4 Reviews For Behind The Locked Door86’dA Bit of An ItchA Dog in the FightA Doodle A DayA Few Comments About the Old Sea Gull Cellar BarA Few Things I Learned...

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In A Way, Pangloss Was Right

In A Way, Pangloss Was Right

  “If this is the best of all possible worlds, what are the others like!”  Candide Pangloss was the silly old philosopher (a stand in for Leibniz) that Voltaire poked fun at in his classic story Candide. I read Candide years ago and continue to learn from and enjoy it...

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Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

 Here we are once again up against the dreaded debt ceiling. What is it? It’s a self-imposed limit on the amount the U.S. government can borrow that allows politicians to play Russian roulette with the American people. It is a stupid idea because it prevents the...

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Do Humans Have Souls?

Do Humans Have Souls?

  In a recent post Think in the Morning reviewed a new book by physicist Sabine Hossenfelder (Existential Physics). In this Big Think video Hossenfelder discusses what human beings are and whether they have...

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Crypto Klepto

Crypto Klepto

 A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking real money.                         Senator Everett Dirksen Beware, this is a LOUD song. Not our type but the lyrics were irresistible in this discussion of the FTX...

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When To Stop

When To Stop

  You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.  William Blake  You are in your hotel room and hear sounds from the room next door. “Oh my God!” she says. “Don’t stop. Don’t stop. Oh God, oh God, oh God! Keep going! Don’t stop!” The walls...

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

 When I was in college many many years ago Salvador Allende was elected President of Chile as a democratic socialist. The Sound of Silence was at the top of the music charts. Richard Nixon was the U.S. President and Henry Kissinger was Nixon’s National Security...

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Divisions And How To Fix Them

Divisions And How To Fix Them

 Be thankful when people disagree with you in good faith because they are being kind when they do.Annie Duke, How To Decide Keep an open mind but not so open that your brain falls out. (Richard Feynman and others) I know only one thing: that I know...

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Possibility In An Impossible World

Possibility In An Impossible World

 We shall not cease from explorationAnd the end of all our exploringWill be to arrive where we startedAnd know the place for the first time.                                                                                                          T. S. Eliot, Little...

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Some Personal Thoughts On Death

Some Personal Thoughts On Death

  “It always surprises me,” says Komla, “how surprising death is, when it’s the one thing that’s inevitable.”  The Verifiers The meaning of life is that it ends ... Franz Kafka Perhaps you are a Kardashian-like Prince Prospero partying like there is no tomorrow in...

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Getting Boinged

Getting Boinged

 Inflation is back in the news and for good reason.  We are on the brink of testing a well-worn phrase, "inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon," first coined by Milton Friedman back in the sixties about the time I graduated from high school.  As it...

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