There are two important economic factors: money supply and production.
Classic literature gives us mental models for understanding human nature.
A lack of ethics stems from a lack of competence.
Bretton Woods, the IMF, World Bank, WTO, and international loans.
I used to crack open a 1000 page biography and read it cover to cover.
Montaigne was a unique philosopher. He thought that Plato was boring and wrote at length about humans reconciling their inherent god-like arrogance with animal bodies that defecate, age, and die.
How to not be evil.