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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.

The Lowly Frog

The Lowly Frog

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   For a long time the frogs went on talking, “It’s eerie here! It’s eerie here!” and the bullfrog, after a meditative silence, “I know! I know!” Then the nervous frog again, “It’s eerie here—it’s eerie.” The...

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Name Dropping

Name Dropping

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information] Reminiscence and anecdote, as they tell of one's meetings with the great or the prominent, are an established form of self-enhancement. They make known that one was there. This is not my purpose; my aim is to inform...

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What Does It Mean To Be An American?

What Does It Mean To Be An American?

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information] “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of...

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It’s The Inequality Stupid

It’s The Inequality Stupid

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information]Think in the Morning does not pretend to have any special incite into the economy or the financial markets.  It is true that we studied both, worked in academic and private related fields, and that we strive to stay...

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Where Are The Christians?

Where Are The Christians?

 Proverbs 6:19These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:  A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,  An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,  A false...

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Creativity: Who What When Where Why How

Creativity: Who What When Where Why How

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9pftOJW0uk Do original thoughts exist?  Who has them?  What are they?  Where do we get ideas?  When do we get them and how?  Are we ourselves just an idea?  These questions may seem to...

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When to Compromise

When to Compromise

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] … le mieux est l'ennemi du bien   Voltaire(… the best is the enemy of the good) “I started to be a photographer when I was 17 years old, before completing my education.” Whatever the precise date of her declaration,...

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The Fourth of July – Tom Paine Day

The Fourth of July – Tom Paine Day

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information] No natural or religious reason can be assigned to this great distinction of men into Kings and subjects. Good and bad are the distinctions of heaven. Male and female the distinctions of nature. But how can a race...

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Sortition:  Selection of Public Officials by Random Selection

Sortition: Selection of Public Officials by Random Selection

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] The recent dust up between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ivanka Trump et al prompted Think in the Morning to consider who is best suited to govern in a democracy.  Some reporting of the Ocasio-Cortez -  Ivanka Trump...

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First, Choose To Stay

First, Choose To Stay

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy. All the rest—whether or not the...

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Serendipity

Serendipity

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] You may have noticed that Think in the Morning has been absent for a few weeks.  We’ve been in Mexico, one of our favorite places to visit, working on another project I hope to share with you at some not too distant...

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Honesty

Honesty

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful to truth must make himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual,...

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