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Many university degrees are essentially pyramid schemes.The only way you can make money from them is by teaching the subject matter to other people, since it has zero (or negative) real world practical value.

CCP is irrelevant. The Great Reset is an agenda to force govts into public private partnerships with Wall Street-financed AI firms seeking to map data to Blockchain and Bio Identities, unlocking a $90T human futures market where they can gamble on people's lives.

Understand the psychology of FEAR imposed by the media. For most people it means living in ‘fight mode’, like 40.000 years ago. When you can be eaten by a lion at any moment, what sense does it make to prepare for a better future?. Don't fall into that trap. Keep planning and improving for a better future...

The dualities: material / immaterial, spiritual / scientific, intuitive / rational , etc. are actually a fallacy. Same as matter and energy: its about different points of view. An illusion of opposites that is the result of our own limitations in perceiving the same fundamental reality.

“I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers which can’t be questioned”. – Richard Feynman

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? -TS Eliot  (The Rock)

This wonderful quote from TS Eliot echoes the DIKW model of Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom.The model is pure academicism and therefore useless from the practical point of view, but...

This duality can be pursued further and is related to a duality between past and future and the notions of control and knowledge. Thus we may have knowledge of the past but cannot control it; we may control the future but have no knowledge of it...

The Knowledge vs Control Dichotomy According to Shannon

Shannon's Information Theory is one of those few books with mathematical, technological and philosophical implications. A true genius that has been little studied.

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing - Henry Ford

The Only Real Mistake

The literature of success is abundant. Business schools, gurus, etc. They sell more or less reliable recipes to develop your full potential and achieve success in life.But successes result ...

Our successes and failures lie in how we deal with the inevitable conflicts that come our way. Most people operate by trying to avoid conflict by running away from it or manipulating others. They are not aware of what is going on: they just want to get away with it, and this makes the situation worse in the long run.

Central banks are in the business of debasing your currency. Central governments are in the business of debasing your freedom and personal sovereignty. The central technology conglomerates are in the business of debasing your own personal data. - Steve Bannon

The Debasement

Steve Bannon, the former aide to President Donald Trump and a firebrand of right-wing populist movements, is now touting the liberating potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. ...

...what is often neglected is the possibility of authoritarian regimes flipping the switch by using blockchain technology to create systems and applications that limit individual liberties for their citizenry.

The Uncomfortable Truth About Blockchain Tech

OLD UT RELEVANT STUFF ---> Blockchain technology has spawned a new decentralized economy, effectively taking power away from centralized authorities and handing it back to the people. Many block...

Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that. -George Carlin

Normalcy bias : a cognitive bias which leads people to disbelieve or minimize threat warnings.

The only title of honor that a tyrant can grant is "enemy of the state"

RIP Tim May

Tim May, father of Crypto Anarchy became convinced that public key cryptography combined with networked computing would break apart social power structures.Building some social structure th...