Category: philosophy

  • No skin in the game?

    No skin in the game?

    (The photo was posted in the Chinese section of the SF Public Library near Stonestown shopping mall, written in simplified Chinese.  It takes a lot of effort for me to read in the simple form.  It basically says that it’s up to us as individuals to learn and thrive in a democratic society.  There are…

  • Are you on the diagonal?

    Are you on the diagonal?

    In the book Skin In The Game, the author (pg. 61) stated a saying by the brothers Geoff and Vince Graham: I am, at the Fed level, libertarian; at the state level, Republican at the local level, Democrat; and at the family and friends level, a socialist. The author’s argument is that we cannot apply…