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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.

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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Who’s On First?

Who’s On First?

  My Thoughts at 3 This MorningMy recent experience with the medical system has convinced me that it bears an uncanny resemblance to the famous comedy sketch of Abbott and Costello. The difference is that the comedy sketch is about a game while the medical system is a...

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Blog Post Index

Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access the blog post from the list]Napkin Art Gallery LINKThink in the Morning now has over 447 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...

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Come Let Us Reason Together

Come Let Us Reason Together

 The biblical phrase "come let us reason together" (Isaiah 1:18), one of President Lyndon Johnson's favorites, has been effectively replaced today with Bah Humbug!  Reason is now obstruction, invective has replaced debate.  Stalemate becomes the tactic because "where...

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Living With The Lowly Tanoak

Living With The Lowly Tanoak

 “Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without Improvement are the roads of genius.” William Blake The lowly tanoak even when dying or dead elevates my mood.  Literature is replete with the trope of the frightening forest.  For example, Dante lost...

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Adriana Diaz Enciso: Doleful City of God

Adriana Diaz Enciso: Doleful City of God

 This life's dim windows of the soulDistorts the heavens from pole to poleAnd leads you to believe a lieWhen you see with, not through, the eye.    William Blake, The Everlasting Gospel Adriana Díaz Enciso is a Mexican poet, essayist, translator and writer. I came...

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Commencement Season Again

Commencement Season Again

 Last year Think in the Morning posted our Best Commencement Speech Ever by David Foster Wallace. There have been many great commencement addresses over the years.  Undoubtedly there will be more.  We still think DFW’s is one of the best and we read and listen to it...

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Don’t Miss This

Don’t Miss This

 My friend Peter Lit will be reading a few of his new poems this Thursday night (April 15) at a ZOOM author's night sponsored by the Gallery Bookshop.  Here is the LINK TO REGISTER: Three short talks. One great evening! Featured authors: Peter Lit, Suzanne Sherman,...

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The Realm of the Senses

The Realm of the Senses

 Some previous Easter posts are at these linksJesus, Mezcal and the Easter BunnyEaster ThoughtsEaster Thoughts, In Defense of ModerationIn Oaxaca Mexico there is a small mezcaleria started by a couple of young American guys called El Destilado just a block away from...

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