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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.

For Love of Math: Platonist, Positivist, “Philanderist”

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] I had chosen mathematics only because I discovered I could do math very well.  And I had somehow gotten the idea that math was at a higher level.  But I really got interested in math because of application science.  I...

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The End of Cash?

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] Many years ago in one of my first college economics classes the professor speculated that cash would soon become a thing of the past.  The developed world and the United States were moving, in his view, inexorably...

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Ex Uno Plures

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information] And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand… Matthew 12:25 Donald Trump is a...

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Planned Obsolescence Update

 [Read our Planned Obsolescence post HERE]Our friend and reader, Abe,, sent a response to our Planned Obsolescence post.  We thought it was too good not to share.  Enjoy.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFptlmGCOVI    

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Planned Obsolescence

[Click on BLUE links for sources and more information] I remember the Fuller Brush man calling on my house when I was in grade school.  As I recall, he had a box that opened to an array of brushes one of which I chose and paid for with my own money.  I worked at the...

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The Real National Emergency In America

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?  Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?   Mark 8:36-38 King James Version (KJV)   The best and...

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The Super Bowl Indicator and Other Nonsense

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information.]   The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.  John Kenneth Galbraith Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.   Niels Bohr Caveat emptor :...

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While We Are Out

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   While we are on an indefinite hiatus (due to MINOR but ANNOYING medical issues), TITM thought it might be a good idea to provide a list of some of our favorite online sites.  Don't get too attached.  We...

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Under the Weather

  Think in the Morning staff is currently under the weather.  We are taking a few days, weeks, months off until we can think clearly again.  Don't go away.  We will be back.  A productive use of this time for our readers would be to read some of our older posts...

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Global Warming: Deniers, Doomers, Dreamers, Doers

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Deniers don’t believe it’s happening, Doomers think it’s too late to do anything about it, Dreamers think a miraculous fix will come along automatically, Doers roll up their sleeves and get to work....

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A Simpleton’s Guide to Stock Prices

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   Cassandra: Beware of Hootie Pie. Sonia: Who? Cassandra: I don’t know. Just beware. Vanya: Hootie Pie. We need to keep a small notebook nearby and write all these things down, for your sanity hearing...

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A Dog in the Fight

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Every nation gets the government it deserves.  Joseph de Maistre In a democracy, the people get the government they deserve.  Alexis de Tocqueville The government you elect is the government you deserve. ...

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