Is your grandma a “greedy capitalist”?

Aug. 2, 2018 by

It’s not necessarily the case that corporate profits go to “greedy” profiteers who screw workers. A large amount of profits – from both private and public corporations – enable your parents to put food on the table in their retirement years.

What’s possible when money is not involved

What’s possible when money is not involved

Dec. 8, 2015 by

A main premise for building Copiosis:  Eliminate money as a constraining resource, and humanity will make things happen more rapidly, more innovatively.  Those things humanity makes will benefit far more people than goods money pays for today, thereby making humanity far more prosperous than

Why socioeconomic problems are both burden and solution

Why socioeconomic problems are both burden and solution

Apr. 21, 2014 by

“The soil, it appears, is suited to the seed, for it has sent its reticle downward, and it may now send its shoot upward also with confidence. Why has man rooted himself thus firmly in the earth, but that he

People don’t work if they get things for free

People don’t work if they get things for free

Jan. 16, 2014 by

People won’t work if they get things for free. It’s a common conservative response to safety net programs, and subsidies to individuals – anything they consider a “handout” or entitlement (interestingly though, corporations receiving such benefits are ok, but that’s