Money put too simply

Few books have done as much damage to human understanding in recent times as the book by Yuval Harari called Sapiens. The idea that phenomena as complex as money and religion can be boiled down to the explanation “they are just stories we tell ourselves in order to organize better,” is as catchy as it […]

When all the communists think it’s a good idea…

When I read of COSATU’s plan of using the PIC’s (Public Investment Corporation) funds to pay down some of Eskom’s debt, I thought it was a great idea that they are using state employees pension’s to help alleviate the fuck up that is Eskom (a state owned entity). That was until I thought to myself […]

Capitalism is non-coercive

I came across this op-ed in today’s Business Day so fraught with fallacy it’s frightening. It serves as a great base from which to discuss how to fundamentally not think about capitalism. It is always interesting to learn from others’ stupidity, as no doubt, many have learned from my own. The article relates to Brait’s […]

But is it priced in correctly?

This piece on the efficient market hypothesis (EMH) by Nick Carter that explains the hypothesis as well as anyone I’ve come across. I agree with everything Nick says up to the point where applies the model (as he rightly describes it) to the question of whether or not the halving of bitcoin supply has been […]

His name is Robert Paulson

“Airplanes won’t work because they can only fly for 40 feet.” – Every no-plainer in 1903 Every “debate” between a nocoiner and bitcoiner I have seen or listened to to date have been fundamentally boring and uninformative, to me at least. The reason for this, in my opinion, is simple: these debates are being held […]

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