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Why have no bankers gone to jail?

At dinner last night, I was talking with my father about my sense that we have had a collapse of trust in the institutions of the western democracies over the last decade.   1,502 more words


How Does Regulation Affect Holistic Financial Planning?

Governments seem intent on regulating financial services.

There are unaddressed issues.  Among them, who needs financial help and who will provide it?

Those are not trivial questions. 736 more words

Don Shaughnessy

The Power of No

Laura Shin, in her Sun-Herald article entitled ‘The Power of No’ says that the ability to say no is one little habit that will make you happier and more productive. 336 more words


Slavoj Žižek: Why our guilt about consumption is all-consuming?

“One should introduce the distinction between pleasure and enjoyment elaborated by the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan: what Lacan calls jouissance (enjoyment) is a deadly excess beyond pleasure, which is by definition moderate. 166 more words


The Self and Decision Making

The question of what drives our decisions is an old one and is one I’ve thought a lot about recently. I’ve come to the conclusion that, as an individual, it is useless to think about it. 2,611 more words