Yanking the Steering Wheel

Yanking the Steering Wheel

It’s been a long time since I took Drivers Ed – nearly forty years. I remember (back then) having a dream (more like a nightmare), where the Drivers Ed instructor yanks the steering wheel while I was driving. I’m glad it was only a dream. In reality,...
Mental Warfare

Mental Warfare

We all have a worrier inside of us. The objects of our worry seem endless: health, loved ones, career path, investments, social status etc. And to top it off, when we realize we’re worrying we berate ourselves for worrying too much. It seems like an endless...
The ETF Disease

The ETF Disease

In his excellent book, Factfulness, Hans Rosling shares a story that highlights a valuable lesson: Before modern medicine, one of the worst imaginable skin diseases was syphilis. The microbe that caused this disgusting sight and unbearable pain had different names in...