Guess whether this quote is from 1775 or last year in 2020. Five years have seldom passed away in which some book has not been published pretending to demonstrate that the wealth of the nation was fast declining … manufacturing decaying, and trade undone. Adam Smith wrote that in the Wealth of Nations in, you… Continue reading Pessimism is so retro, but not in the good way.
How do we define important concepts in our lives? Definitions are important. They give us a shared understanding, a depth of cognizance that transcends mere words. Abraham Lincoln once said “People are about as happy as they decide to be.” Is this true? If you did 100 pushups, would you say it made you tired?… Continue reading Pathos