Monthly Archives: January 2013

More on Bitcoins

I mentioned Bitcoins in “What is Money?” a blog I wrote almost two years ago. In that blog I predicted that by itself, Bitcoins would not gain wide use, that it needed a backer for it to gain the necessary … Continue reading

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The Freedom to be Selfish

Ayn Rand shook the world with her prescription for what ails it. She offered a very simple prescription, one¬†that goes against everything we have been taught so far, from Jesus Christ to Ghandi. She wrote that¬†selfishness is a virtue, and … Continue reading

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