Tag Archives: Future

Philosophy: Thinking about radically extended life

David Ewing Duncan recently gave a TED interview about the possibilities–and problems–created by the fact that we are figuring out how to radically extend life as part of his promotion of his new book When I’m 164: The new science … Continue reading Continue reading

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What’s your post tax increase plan?

If the political wrangling in Washington does result in your taxes going up, what’s your plan? For most people, it will mean at least a 50 percent increase in taxes over what they are paying now, and for some people, … Continue reading

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The stimulus is over

So, now it hits the fan. You see, the about $1 trillion the Obama administration spent over the past two years stimulating the economy had exactly the effect people who try to understand the actual economy expected it to: those … Continue reading

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1,667

A week from now, National Novel Writing Month begins, which endeavor challenges its participants to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Success requires writing 1,667 words a day. Many people, mostly non-writers, ask why in the world anyone … Continue reading

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What will you wish you had if disaster strikes?

What will you wish you had if disaster strikes? Why don’t you have it now? It’s too easy, in our current era, to believe that things will somehow continue to improve, yet history tells us that there is no evidence … Continue reading

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