quinta-feira, 14 de dezembro de 2017

Progressive era

The root of all evil
Rothbard's posthumous masterpiece is the definitive book on the Progressives. It will soon be the must read study of this dreadful time in our past. — From the Foreword by Judge Andrew P. Napolitano The current relationship between the modern state…

quarta-feira, 13 de dezembro de 2017

O lado escondido de Lincoln

The Unquotable Abraham Lincoln: The President's Quotes They Don't Want You to Know!
If we’re to believe the nearly 20,000 books that have been written about President Lincoln by pro-North and New South historians, he was an ardent abolitionist, a…


Contra Bernard Mandeville (and Gordon Gekko), greed (as normal people understand it) is not a necessary condition for prosperity (and not otherwise a good thing). Neera Badhwar explains.

Divórcio 'sem culpa'

In the decades since my parents’ divorce and through the years of my marriage, I have learned no-fault divorce is one of the biggest lies of our culture.

Taxas da fertilidade

"More importantly, we should want higher fertility in the United States because:
"1. Women want it (elaborated below)
"2. Society needs it (for long term fiscal obligations)
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Suiça e o colapso da sociedade

"More than any other country, Switzerland’s ethos is centered around preparing for civilizational collapse.
"All around Switzerland, for example, one can find thousands of water fountains fed by natural springs. Zurich is famous for its 1200 fountains, some of them quite beautiful and ornate, but it’s the multiple small, simple fountains in every Swiss village that really tell the story. Elegant, yes, but if and when central water systems are destroyed these fountains are a d...
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Febre da tulipa

[Smithsonian] "For decades, economists have pointed to 17th-century tulipmania as a warning about the perils of the free market. Writers and historians have reveled in the absurdity of the event. The incident even provides the backdrop for the new film Tulip Fever, based on a novel of the same name by Deborah Moggach.
"The only problem: none of these stories are true.
"What really happened and how did the story of Dutch tulip speculation get so distorted? Anne Goldgar discove...
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A new movie sets its doomed entrepreneurs amidst 17th-century “tulipmania”—but historians of the phenomenon have their own bubble to burst
Crooked Timber] "Simon Kuper, in today’s FT, reviews Anne Goldgar’s Tulipmania, a new study of the 17th century boom and bust in the Dutch tulip market. Disappointingly, it turns out that most of the stories are false. There was a boom, but it was a fairly marginal phenomenon in the Dutch economy, and people weren’t ruined: the deals were done when the plants were in the ground, but payment was due only when the bulbs were dug up. Most people simply refused to pay, or paid only a small fraction of what they owed."

Simon Kuper, in today’s FT, “reviews Anne Goldgar’s _Tulipmania_, “: a new study of the 17th century boom and bust in the Dutch tulip market. Disappointingly, it turns out t…

terça-feira, 12 de dezembro de 2017

Políticas sociais de Sergipe

Sergipe tem 330 mil beneficiados de diversos programas sociais. Juntas, estas pessoas são contempladas com R$ 99 milhões mensais. Por que não revisar a eficiência do programa sociais, para beneficiados participem sejam menos…

Guerra Mundial

Quote shared via Kindle: "AJP Taylor was a brilliant and very successful historian, who could never ever get to lecture at Oxford University again, after these words of his were published: “The almost universal belief that Hitler started the indiscriminate ...

segunda-feira, 11 de dezembro de 2017

O estado brasileira tem 47 % das terras

O Estado tem 47% das terras do país, principalmente na Amazônia. Áreas indígenas e de conservação ambiental representam 13% e 12%, respectivamente. Veja…

Economia evolutionária

He was arguing with Stalin, not Norway.

Nova economia

Especialista em startups e co-fundador do StartSe, maior ecossistema de startups do Brasil
1 de dezembro de 2017
Muito tem se falado de revolução tecnológica, da Nova Economia e das inovações do Vale do Silício. Mas quando isso será aplicado na prática?
A resposta é simples: isso já está acontecendo diante dos seus olhos. Para mostrar os impactos dessa revolução nos negócios, nos empregos e na vida das pessoas, reunimos algumas das mentes mais brilhantes do mundo.
Por isso lançamos o 2018: A Revolução da Nova Economia, um evento nunca feito no Brasil e que reúne pessoas fantásticas, que estão liderando grandes transformações e que têm visão ímpar sobre como toda essa hecatombe tecnológica vai impactar sua empresa e sua vida já, imediatamente, em 2018.
Inteligência artificial, Realidade Virtual e Aumentada, BlockChain e Criptomoedas, IoT, Robótica e Capacidade Humana, Impressoras 3D, Indústria 4.0, Empregabilidade e muitos outros temas, que estão completamente ligados a mudanças drásticas em indústrias como Saúde, Fintechs, Educação, Agronegócios, Seguros, Mobilidade Urbana, Indústria e tantas outras.
Se você e sua empresa desejam começar 2018 prontos para o próximo nível, precisam conhecer todos esses desafios e oportunidades que estão lançados para o próximo ano.

Não perca a oportunidade de começar 2018 à frente, conhecendo a visão de pessoas fantásticas sobre tudo o que já é realidade e estará presente no seu dia a dia. Acesse o site oficial do evento e conheça os detalhes. As vagas são limitadas.


"We consider the conditions of peace and violence among ethnic groups, testing a theory designed to predict the locations of violence and interventions that can promote peace. Characterizing the model's success in predicting peace requires examples where peace prevails despite diversity. Switzerland is recognized as a country of peace, stability and prosperity. This is surprising because of its linguistic and religious diversity that in other parts of the world lead to confli...
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domingo, 10 de dezembro de 2017

Proteção medicinal

Christopher had 323 doctor visits and 13 major surgeries. He might not have been sick
The allegations against Kaylene Bowen-Wright fit the model for what is known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy, a disorder in which a person exaggerates or…

Impacto da revolução industrial

The rise in standards of living resembles a hockey stick – flatlining for millennia before skyrocketing in the last few centuries. What happened?