Why Gold is a Terrible Investment (Unless You’re Giving It to a Lady Friend)

Stop buying gold people. Gold is not the world’s hard currency. It is not a permanent store of value, in fact it is one of the most speculative, and crooked markets out there. The only true world currencies are fossil fuels, fresh water, and trust. Now when I say trust I don’t mean it in Read more about Why Gold is a Terrible Investment (Unless You’re Giving It to a Lady Friend)[…]


Currently Reading: Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky

Best For: Dedicated readers who have an interest in neuro-science.  This 700 page beast gets into the gritty basics of what cause people to act the way they do.  Basic brain function, hormones (surprise! Testosterone does not cause aggression.   And, estrogen is actually a cocktail of several different hormones… who knew!?), and sensory function. […]

The Square and the Tower

Currently Reading:  The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power from the Freemasons to Facebook by Niall Ferguson Best For: Anyone interested in strategy and power.  Especially people who like to hear about popular historical episodes from different perspectives. Favorite Quote: On Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve response to the Great Financial Crisis “By Read more about The Square and the Tower[…]