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Art, Propaganda, and Will to Meaning.

Real Learning By January 17, 2012 No Comments

Victor Frankl, after surviving Hitler’s death camps, wondered why some kept on and others simply gave up and died? Frankl said that our drive for meaning, or in his words the “will to meaning”, is our most powerful motivation and is what sustains us in extremity. We want our lives to count for something. We want to be connected to something…


It’s The Lack of Jobs, Stupid!

Politics & Economy By January 10, 2012 No Comments

A General Systems Law: Complex systems such as economies go through cycles of peaks and valleys. A Rule for Good Government: Governments should increase their spending when the economy is faltering and should cut their spending when the economy is booming. The boom periods would be restrained somewhat and the downturns would be ameliorated. This would tend to stabilize the economy.