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Blom Levy & Co. Student of life, markets and the humans - opinions are my own

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@CAVandy @JeffSolin We have two kids in school, 7&9 yrs old. As parents here talk with each other and the district… https://t.co/QpEZ3cH5rI @CAVandy @JeffSolin My confusion is the same as everyone else's because our schools in California can't organize an… https://t.co/Q4pwKTwuSc @CAVandy @JeffSolin Oh yes but that's also been solved in Scandinavian schools by schedules, communication and teac… https://t.co/vG0FI6G9SQ @JeffSolin @CAVandy What are the barriers to making Schools organized like this? https://t.co/pxmcEfYBD1So are we ready to once again adapt and take what we have learned over the last 200 years, get off of that horse an… https://t.co/KsZ3cKfcqHBiology tells us that self interest is not a human universal. On the contrary, the human species survives after cou… https://t.co/MrOqadZc67 @Chris_arnade has shone a spot light on what happens in WEIRD societies on the other side of the self interest cult… https://t.co/n17BQF1lmxGroups all around the world have left subsistence behind without ever getting on the Self Interest Horse. In Americ… https://t.co/8Odq2Hf2JKCommunism/Marxism is a dead end but so are the behaviors of WEIRD culture.....what to do? What we have always done;… https://t.co/W9sovyxy2n @BrankoMilan and others have made the argument that Communism is among the most important developments in human his… https://t.co/lu6dsVQpfQWe can safely get off the self interest 🐎 horse! We can safely ignore whether it was material to our success. We ca… https://t.co/ngHE6lxxITSo if the argument is that it's these behaviors that created the technological innovation that lifted us out of sub… https://t.co/hviPOOhhEeIt's the Wealthy Educated Industrialized Rich Democratic group that display the outlier behaviors in human evolutio… https://t.co/ZnxQR5AOJNOnce the sample is expanded to other groups, we find that it's the Wealthy Educated Industrialized Rich Democratic… https://t.co/KCsC3Z0rIBWhat Joe Henrich and others have realized is that studies that found that the cultural behaviors of WEIRD societies… https://t.co/GTMTAu8qYX @ScottBarnwell1 @JoHenrich I understand. Thank you. Will write up my findings as a blog post soon.Seeing the video out of Provo of all of the people who care so little about their fellow humans to refuse to do som… https://t.co/mvaF7l1xQU
Retweeted by Kristian thousands and thousands in my living roomQ2 Private Nonfinancial Credit Growth is going to be interesting. The bottom in the last deleveraging event was -5.… https://t.co/RiVIYpizxK @greenwoodae Seems to get better and better and I am now 57 so I can't wait to see what happens at 107Woha! CERN: Physicists Report the Discovery of Unique New Particle https://t.co/ga69Tltf9S via @singularityhub @HenryPorters @JoHenrich Its institutions lived on and the notion that we can be held accountable for the thoughts… https://t.co/VS1K0asz0h @HenryPorters @JoHenrich P. S. As Joe talks about; much of this is directly related to The Holy Roman Empire and it… https://t.co/yMoe11dyWL @HenryPorters @JoHenrich Maybe England took off first because trees for fuel were practically gone, coal was readil… https://t.co/zjJfs72lIh @HenryPorters @JoHenrich The fluke statement is reference to the belief that geography and history didn't favor cer… https://t.co/VSscjyU9pA @HenryPorters @JoHenrich Thanks. A little different than what I am talking about. I am not referring to nation stat… https://t.co/fAHD7haqrO
7/16
2020
Clarification; Anglo-Saxon culture is obviously not bound by geography but maybe that needs to be said. There are f… https://t.co/GPXuozuNGx @interfluidity Dear God why isn't this obvious to one and all? @TheStalwart @guan @StalwartBX Sure what's your account #?The real question is why Medieval English Law is used in 2020 to harass the population with traffic laws that do no… https://t.co/uDmjDMf1xj @M_C_Klein Slow time good @DavidSchawel It's never enough!!!Swedish property manager grows in the Covid19 crisis. Zero tenants have declared bankruptcy and 99% of rents collec… https://t.co/215CKJugxx @VadersDeLorean Amazing, beautiful woman that puts up with a lunatic like me; yes!We that live in the rich, Anglo Saxon world, should get with the program and accept that our hegemony of ideas is o… https://t.co/eSawF7Vbov @VadersDeLorean My wife says the same thing about once a week....Today's public discourse is overwhelmingly arguments about which moral code is superior to another. What we should… https://t.co/MojMGfJ7MkIt's much more likely that the last two hundred years success stories are a result of flukes of history and geograp… https://t.co/nSHhB4JR7EKnowledge diffusion is helping people around the world see that this particular issue is not material to socioecono… https://t.co/jJJSuaGwxyUnlike other moral codes, the Anglo-Saxon code that grew out of the language and cultural clashes that occured in E… https://t.co/frdEkuDxjWI, and many others such as @JoHenrich are talking about a particular mental model used to scale human activities on… https://t.co/L6LGKCZpZ7So what is this moral code that Scandinavians, Afghans and thousands of other cultures find so WEIRD? It's far too… https://t.co/QDi1O0O2ZQGlobal drama today is largely growing pains as the Anglo Saxon/Western moral code that has evolved very little sinc… https://t.co/pFDLPZEAvl @ScottBarnwell1 @JoHenrich But as always when one talks about such things pedants will like to know if one supports… https://t.co/tUe3NaSOLm @ScottBarnwell1 @JoHenrich The non partial quote: "morals are understood to be inherently subjective"...they are ge… https://t.co/w8F25iCPjkIn the 1960s the American administrative state was working relatively well and evolving rapidly. Interpersonal trus… https://t.co/zjuqkSaj3PIn the United States, in the 1960s, we were well on our way of developing such a high trust society that adapts and… https://t.co/C9xjopfghDA novel virus and an evolving situation that requires an evolving culture... https://t.co/eMgJT8imohSwedes are adapting to a new set of circumstances and there is no medical mystery as to why infections are not spre… https://t.co/MH588KqIl7 @TaylorPetrey Universal world class public education and healthcare in every community fully funded directly from t… https://t.co/Of3qaqt2kN @GioSaccatar In my village people used to have Ravens that lived with them @GioSaccatar Crows and Ravens are very special. It was a close call as a Red Tail Hawk was being fought off by the… https://t.co/3YSJgXbVweRescue transport. Fell out of tree and got injured trying to get out of fenced area on our property. Crow family… https://t.co/97Fhzd2qZQIt's amazing to me that people don't understand time delay and social learning as the critical factors in dealing w… https://t.co/O8Dfi2XD2b @JamesSurowiecki The measures that have been taken are now working....that was the plan all along as outlined in th… https://t.co/RxuSFB90Hq @JamesSurowiecki Because the science used to adapt to the novel virus is sound. Also, the whole idea that things wo… https://t.co/3HlIYnf7hn @Outrider321 @Fullcarry There is no central planning. The administrative state can only make recommendations. There… https://t.co/ad8R2V7SXfThe same or better material standards could have been achieved by other belief systems. The path of development cou… https://t.co/sYGdOAHTzk @Outrider321 @Fullcarry No that's not how it works there.....If Bari Weiss wants to rotate inside of political ideology she should not expect the rest of the population to join… https://t.co/ZZlGl3WRZCThe Weiss/NYT debate is based on the false belief that the human mind is unified and capable of full rationality. T… https://t.co/SFfMfUJ7LIThe Anglo-Saxon model of Epistemological truth demands that we decide if Bari Weiss or a corporation is "right"! Th… https://t.co/5vass3yLY3A different institutional product https://t.co/3O62Y8N4Mm https://t.co/6QYv4mUkP8Facts are useful for some purposes but the fact 🤭 remains that what we call facts are always relative to time, plac… https://t.co/kd7YrmQzXp @dandolfa Facts are facts they say. I say it's time to evolve this belief system; to get off the horse that brings… https://t.co/nNLmaXXmkmThe Bari Weiss/NYT and all such stories that people are debating are products of a belief system that inculcates th… https://t.co/YraO0QOviOThe Bari Weiss/NYT is a good lesson for me in cultural dysfunction. The internet is not like all the technologies s… https://t.co/JpSYsM6oQQ @SingletaryM Culture is Biology. Biology is shaped by environment. Environment is shaped by institutions. Thus raci… https://t.co/SkUEtNUnD8 @ScottBarnwell1 @JoHenrich Objective/subjective is not part of the equation in the pre patriarchal understanding.… https://t.co/9cGoy9nePvOr we coul evolve culturally...and stop worshipping competition, markets and profits as if they are laws of nature.… https://t.co/G4XDnmXUHxDoes anyone still remember the horrendous, deliberate human rights abuses perpetrated by the Soviets and its fanati… https://t.co/fyObCIbJ9R @JohnFPfaff Yup. A free, not for profit, media is a national security issue as important as Education, Healthcare and Military DefenseSmall Biz Revenue as of June 30 😳 https://t.co/q56pfQA6IBSmall Biz Revenue as of June 8th.... https://t.co/xeGn9bCV3B @FPWellman Yeah, bail is something rich landowners invented in the dark ages in Europe so that they had a way to ge… https://t.co/uef60N76Hw
7/15
2020
The bulk of taxes paid by individuals are local and as in the old days, if people perceive that they are not gettin… https://t.co/mNQ69Iw1BC @teasri Obsessions with material/technological gains....all along we should have been concerned with child developm… https://t.co/sAoUPWBjxi @conorsen So disappointed....teachers are disappointed and afraid...some of our friends are just at the end of thei… https://t.co/oJ04vKZQuSYou can learn more about institutional innovation here. The era of Technological innovation is coming to an end in… https://t.co/1RSNFTbOmXThe autonomy of the communes is in the constitution and is further strengthened by the fact that regional and local… https://t.co/BmKnorJhFG @jbarrpartarr You have become the classic Scandi; keeping a watchful eye on the fools running things! 😅 @jbarrpartarr Interesting @jbarrpartarr Yes I remember that one @numerounochef The US administrative state has never been built up cuz from the founders to today's elite, they hav… https://t.co/bsYJJYLoDy @jbarrpartarr @AronFlam Cool thanks!Each agency operates within a legal framework established by Riksdagen as well as the Government. The general colle… https://t.co/3m7Sml019hGovernment ministers are allowed to exercise general control over the agencies under their jurisdiction; they are j… https://t.co/9eQjucolb2 @jbarrpartarr We should give it a try. Maybe declassified now?Interestingly, the prohibition against trying to influence how an agency handles a specific case also applies to Me… https://t.co/T8WBQNPyyHDualism. Dualism here signifies not only that are there clear demarcations between the political ministries and the… https://t.co/5VmkRIm7w4However, while under the jurisdiction of a particular ministry, each agency reports to the Government as a whole. A… https://t.co/9ziZvI8BTuSmall ministries and large agencies. The administrative agencies –who do much of the work that in many other countr… https://t.co/LiDkpfkyHKThe Ombudsmen have recourse to a number of actions when they find a fault. If the wrongdoing appears to be a direct… https://t.co/Shq6xHCehKMany of the investigations by the four Parliamentary Ombudsmen offices (around 50 people) are initiated through com… https://t.co/Xi5azPMddLThe Parliamentary Ombudsman Office ensures that agencies and civil servants abide by the laws, regulations, and gen… https://t.co/dkfxYbG7EnOmbudsman offices exist at all nodes of the Swedish Governance network. Parliamentary Ombudsman is perhaps the inst… https://t.co/onkcf4aCWRThe principle [of public access to official documents] is simple: all documents that come in to, are stored at, or… https://t.co/GyG2gMNzY2How do other Democracies keep the government and the state accountable? Through a clearly defined structure of Sepa… https://t.co/tglq0B5MmdSounds like we need an independent and apolitical administrative state that protects workers from being fired for t… https://t.co/iv3nxecoqj @i3impact @VitaeMagus Yes....I think the challenge is to just get information out about how other Democratic system… https://t.co/I0PUoHHQDm @NathanTankus @conorsen Research over the last twenty years confirms what we in Scandinavia have been saying for ce… https://t.co/tfvQy99x14
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