” You’ve been given a great gift, George. A chance to see what the world would be like without you.” So said George Bailey’s guardian angel, Clarence, in the 1946 classic Christmas movie It’s a Wonderful Life. Bailey, contemplating suicide, wishes he’d . . .
In a tweet a while back, Jeffrey Lewis reminded us to be careful about “strategic forecasting,” and noted that the founder of the strategic forecasting group STRATFOR wrote this 1991 book about — wait for it — war with Japan in the . . .
I’m not usually a follower of the “sustainable [insert noun]” crowd; considering that I stepped away from my work tonight only long enough to get a dinner of veal schnitzel and then followed it with a long walk in Newport while polluting . . .