Why Statistics are So-Often Bullsh$!

Here is a perfect set of statistics, that when read, appear just as they did when they were first recorded. So why is it misleading according to the best copywriters in Calgary? Did the statisticians lie? Well, no, but in this case, because I chose such a simple scenario that everyone from all walks ofContinue reading “Why Statistics are So-Often Bullsh$!”

Why Fiction is More Important Now Than Ever

Humans tend to relegate myths as things of the past, fabrications that merley stimulate our imagination and creativity. But what if modern civilization was itself based on a set of myths that we have adopted over centuries as we develop and evolve? What if instead of our modern understanding of myths as meagre children’s stories,Continue reading “Why Fiction is More Important Now Than Ever”

Why Read the Classics? What is a Classic?

That means you’re going to have to be extremely picky on what you spend your time reading. Because even if you read a book a day for the rest of your life, you aren’t even going to make a 1% dent in the archives of the Library of Congress. And if you don’t read them the right way, you aren’t going to get anything from it! What do I mean by this? Let’s just say a year or two into my classic’s studies I picked up a book called: The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli – tried reading it, and put it down after 10 painful-to-read pages.