Rent Review

For a very long time, the easiest way to wealth was to own capital and rent it out to those who need it. From money, to property, to patents. Finite stocks, steady income, capital appreciation, low risk. Bish bash bosh. Thomas Pikkety wrote about it eloquently in “Capital in the Twenty First Century“, and highlightedContinue reading “Rent Review”

Dependence, Independence, Interdependence and Permission

Most of us are brought up to be dependent – on other’s approval, on “experts”, and to needing permission. In the industrial era, it made sense, hierarchies were effective means of command and control, and compliance meant the difference between earning a living, or not. As technology and social structures changed, we moved towards greaterContinue reading “Dependence, Independence, Interdependence and Permission”