Category: Misc.

Want to Help the Poor? Start a Business!

So you want to help the poor?  Socialism is not the answer.  It’s a dead end.  Socialism doesn’t create any wealth and it uses the resources it takes from others inefficiently.   It sickens, and eventually kills, the productive institutions it depends on.  A recent example of this is Venezuela, where the Socialist utopia promised by…

More vs. Enough: The Principle of Financial Finish Lines

“Wealth is like seawater: the more you drink, the thirstier you become.”  – Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher John D. Rockefeller, widely considered to be the richest person in history, when asked how much more he needed to earn until he had enough famously replied, “Just a little bit more.”  Author Mitch Anthony reports, “A friend…