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Key Points from Book: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

by Marcus Aurelius, translation by Gregory Hays Ancient philosophy certainly had its academic side. Athens and other large cities had publicly financed chairs of philosophy, and professional philosophers taught, argued and wrote, as they do today. But philosophy also had a … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: THE SPECTRE OF WAR: INTERNATIONAL COMMUNISM AND THE ORIGINS OF WORLD WAR II

Russian invasion of Ukraine and the disparity between the West’s democratic mindset against autocratic regime have led to a surge in interesting discussion related to the conflicts surrounding it. In the book “The Spectre of War”, Jonathan Haslam tells a … Continue reading

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Key Points from Books: Unraveled – The Life and Death of a Garment

During my Covid-related quarantine earlier this month, I stumbled into a fascinating book written by Maxine Bedat that tells the story of supply chain of a clothe that begins from a cotton farm in Texas, processed in countries such as … Continue reading

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Key Points from Books: The Economist’s View of The World

As the year goes to an end and my book list is getting shorter, I thought I’d share another eye-opening book, for both economist and non-economist alike, written by Steven E. Rhoads. The version I’m reading was published in the … Continue reading

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Key Points from Book: The Magic Money Tree and Other Economic Tales

by Forni Lorenzo My primary motivation for writing this book is that, all too often, economic policy seems to do harm and impose unnecessary costs on populations of many different countries. These costs result in the waste of scarce resources, … Continue reading

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