Archive for category: Thinking Out Loud

Economics, History and Star Wars

02 Apr
April 2, 2014

Ran across this interesting post while browsing, thought I’d share it. It’s on economics and history as viewed through the lens of Star Wars. But most of all, it’s about viewpoint.

Interesting.

Oh, and if you can get your hands on the book he mentions, Economix, I highly recommend it. It’s basically a history of the development of economic thought in comic form, far more interesting than it sounds. I studied economics for 2 years in varsity, and that’s the best, most engaging and easily digested work on economics I’ve ever encountered.

More Than Skin Deep

20 Nov
November 20, 2013

flickr-words

 

I’ve always loved words. And I’ve also always had a deep and abiding admiration for those who use them well.¬†Whether it’s an insightful and engaging analysis of the world around us or building fantastical worlds of the imagination, good writing resonates. And it’s a skill I want for myself. Read more →