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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.

Marriage of Convenience

Marriage of Convenience

Donald Trump won.  I’m not talking about the election.  I think it will be closer than the polls predict but I have no particular insight.  Some are predicting a blue wave Biden blowout.  Maybe.  Who knows?What I mean by Donald Trump won is that for all practical...

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Us and Them

Us and Them

A song for today, Labor Day 2020, pre-election season, during a pandemic. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nYAYn7pyues In an interview, Roger Waters shared the significance of each verse:The first verse is about going to war, how on the front line we don't get much...

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Politics

Politics

For the next two months, politics will dominate the news.  Think in the Morning has put our heads together to come up with a few comments based on our perception of politics in America today.  This is not a scholarly tome.  It is simply a list of anecdotal...

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Blog Post Index

Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access the blog post from the list] Think in the Morning now has over 375 posts.  Given that we started in March of 2016, this amounts to nearly 2 posts per week.  It’s getting a little unwieldy.  We think many of our old posts are worth...

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Fate

Fate

 Free will, it’s a bitch.   John Milton, The Devil’s Advocate (movie)I'm no puppeteer … I don't make things happen. Doesn't work like that … Free will, it's like butterfly wings–one touch and it never gets off the ground. I only set the stage; you pull your own...

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Reading in the Time of COVID

Reading in the Time of COVID

 solamen miseris socios habuisse doláis   (misery loves company)  Mephistopheles in Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus “There is no way I’m going back to Mexico. I can’t stand to be in a country that is more surrealist than my paintings”.  Salvadore Dali At Think in...

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Follow The Money

Follow The Money

If you don't like this blog, buy my book, it has nothing to do with economics.  If you like this blog, buy my book.  It will give you some relief from your overworked brain.   BUY HERE … it seems that if you have a doctrine, a version of rationalism … that makes it so...

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I Know Everything

I Know Everything

 We just don’t know. It’s a sign of advanced intelligence to be able to say ‘I don’t know’ in the face of uncertainty, my boy. Too many conclusions are drawn on the basis of insufficient evidence.   Professor Snipe, Behind The Locked Door There isn’t enough doubt in...

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Trouble on the Hill

Trouble on the Hill

 Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.   Senator Daniel Patrick MoynihanThere are:  no facts, only interpretations.  Friedrich Nietzsche What happened to our “shining city upon a hill?”  The concept was always a myth but one that held us...

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Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice

 Fire and Ice   Robert Frost Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I’ve tasted of desireI hold with those who favor fire.But if it had to perish twice,I think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd would...

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Best Commencement Speech Ever

Best Commencement Speech Ever

 This is our favorite commencement speech ever.  It was written by David Foster Wallace and delivered to the Kenyon College class of 2005. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI&app=desktop 

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