Updates to past posts, and an open thread to post comments and questions about gepolitics

Summary: Today we have updates to past posts, interesting recent news about important themes.  Also, please use this as an open thread to comment and ask questions about geopolitics. Contents More news of the robot revolution The rumor-mongers were wrong (again) about US carriers attacking Iran Ayn Rand back in the news! The rumors were … Continue reading Updates to past posts, and an open thread to post comments and questions about gepolitics

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Wisdom in the raw: best of the comments from the FM website

Summary: Intense bare-knuckle discussions of important topics brings out the occasional burst of raw wisdom. Here we harvest those from the comments section of the FM website. Please post in the comments your favorites and your reactions. Contents Introduction Pogo: one of America's greatest philosophers explains the challenge for our time How to reply to … Continue reading Wisdom in the raw: best of the comments from the FM website

Recommendations for your weekend reading pleasure – and an open comment thread.

Summary:   Today we have a potpourri of articles -- insights, information, and folly -- for your weekend reading pleasure (with the two best below the fold).  Yes, this went up a day early. The comment box is open.  Ask questions and express your views.  Please be polite and brief. (1)  Everybody loves real estate!  See … Continue reading Recommendations for your weekend reading pleasure – and an open comment thread.