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A random collection of back-of-the-envelope calculations, short stories, half-baked theories, bad poems, and more. 
Many of these relate to the idea of normalcy what it entails and what it does not.
We are fortunate to live in a time where right and wrong, traditions, and norms are being renegotiated.
Yet, only through exploring what is normal can we see the depth of the clash and be earnest with our hopes.

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Perfectionism as a Philosophical Razor

I find perfectionism to be a red flag. Nothing has ever been perfect. I know this is a cynical view. But one based on my lived experience.

The Laziness Based View

Laziness is the key defining principle of the systems that made us. Yet business defines our lives. Chill down, act like a system!

Manicured Ignorance

We choose what we ignore more than what we learn. Yet, we use our knowledge to define who we are. This is ludicrous and so absurdly normal

An Anxious Ball of Yarn

Some earworms are images. They attach deep to every thread of your core and build images in your mind. This post builds on one of those.

Compersion as an Organizational Form

Economics builds on the logic of scarcity, itself a form of jealousy. Compersion is the opposite, it builds on joy and pursuing curiosity

My Historiography of 'Art'

Art is subjective. What is art for me might not be for you. Here I write about how I distinguish art from crafts.

Households and Entrepreneurs

A couple of thoughts on the elemental particles of micro and macro-economics, their connections and dynamics.

On Pretending to Be Smart

Is there something worse than pretending to be smart? I am just myself not my brains. Smart is skin deep but we pretend it has endless reach

A Ten-year Overnight Tragedy

My thoughts go to the people of Ukraine. May our leaders feel this tragedy and prevent the suffering of the many over the profits of the few

Positive: A Story of Disruption

Is there a better example of ambidexterity than the meteoric rise of COVID a toddler with a giant's market reach? An ode to a disruptor.

Some Pride Some Prejudice

I will confess that sometimes, I still indulge in being prejudiced against who is prejudiced against me. Here I explain what I mean.

The Longest Six Months

This pandemic sometimes feels eternal. But, sometimes, it feels just like a very long six months. An eventful set of months.

Europe the Martian Continent

History books are full of war and struggle. Humaneness and peace are less common Here I discuss the martian idolatry common in WEIRD history

A Very Costa Rican Privilege

As a resident of Europe this privilege crosses my mind every now and then. Yet, only today I realized how uncommon it is.

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