The Chess Masters Guide Winning Life

An ancient chess strategy might hold the key to your success I remember how disappointed I was when I found out how chess computers worked. I always imagined them like some sort of super-intelligent army general, with a treasury of battleplans, a dash of cunning, and an uncanny ability to predict its opponents move. That […]

This kind of Strength is NOT the kind you want!

We have never needed a god like Atlas any more than we do right now. Atlas is synonymous with strength. He’s one of the most powerful gods in the pantheon. Every sculpture people make of him has his muscles rippling like a gay icon. But that’s not the lesson of Atlas. Atlas is cursed. Zeus […]

What are the investment banks doing? Buying property.

The big money is already out in the market hunting for bargains. Is this downturn going to be shorter and shallower than we think? One of the interesting features of the American property crash in the GFC, was that it was institutional money that lead the way after the bottom had been reached. Massive Hedge […]

Why the devil is lonely

This is how to be a ‘good’ person. It starts with understanding what ‘evil’ really is. Where does loneliness come from? Where does violence come from? Where does suffering come from? There was a box, once, apparently. A box that contained all the ills of the world. And someone went and opened it. And what […]