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Free Philosophy

14 May 2024 4 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

The Philosophy Behind The OTFM Mission Free Market: (n.) An economic system in which the goods, services, prices and values within the market system are created, shaped, decided upon and influenced by the supply and demand of the consumers and produc...

The Mystery of Capital - Part 2

9 Jan 2024 2 minute read 2 comments fmiren

The first part can be found : https://www.publish0x.com/bringing-us-treasurys-onto-the-chain/the-mystery-of-capital-xvzzjxk Dead capital Contrary to what you might think, the poor of the Third World save. A lot actually. Per de Soto’s and his resear...

The Mystery of Capital

8 Jan 2024 3 minute read 3 comments fmiren

Introduction “The Mystery of Capital” by Hernando de Soto is an amazing book. It seeks to answer the question, “Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else”, which is also its subtitle. The question, as you can imagine, is too compl...

Famous Financial and Motivational Quotes Explained: Benjamin Franklin

12 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments TheDarkSage

Franklin was born the 10th son of the 17 children of a man who made soap and candles, one of the lowliest of the artisan crafts. In an age that privileged the firstborn son, Franklin was, as he tartly noted in his Autobiography, “the youngest Son of...

Capitalism and political anarchy

30 Oct 2023 1 minute read 0 comments fmiren

  Some thoughts after reading “The Fatal Conceit” by Hayek: Private property is at the core of the liberty and civilization itself. Hayek notes the historical pattern: if central authorities cannot keep themselves from suppressing the freedom for the...

2023-10-13: The Week in Review, not that I think anyone cares

13 Oct 2023 2 minute read 6 comments Great White Snark

The last few days to a week have been a bit 50/50, TBH. On the one hand, I'm a bit glum about coming regulations in ZAF that are going to make it even more difficult for me to remain in the cryptosphere unless I just HODL my crypto until I can move t...

Does Earning Fiat Money Under Capitalism Diminish Our Moral Cleanliness?

6 Oct 2023 7 minute read 1 comment Great White Snark

That's the gist of the question somebody asked me in a chat group, then was surprised by the length of my answer (which is expanded upon below): Frankly, as questions on morality go, that's a difficult one to answer definitively. (I even started read...

Heartless When I'm Here

27 Sep 2023 1 minute read 3 comments Great White Snark

You say I have no heart,No staying power, no motivation.Ah, alas, alack, sir;You are mistaken.I have no heart for this,only for this.Your artifice of glass and steel,A temple to money,Moves me not.For all its height,It has not pith nor momentIn my mi...

Private property

15 Sep 2023 1 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Private property is at the core of the liberty and civilization itself. Friedrich Hayek in his "The Fatal Conceit" notes the historical pattern: if central authorities cannot keep themselves from suppressing the freedom for their citizens by abusing...

The Myster of Capital. Part 2

11 Jul 2023 2 minute read 0 comments fmiren

For the first part of the article, go to: https://www.publish0x.com/real-world-assets/the-mystery-of-capital-xddoxdn     Dead capital Contrary to what you might think, the poor of the Third World save. A lot actually. Per de Soto’s and his research t...