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by Jack Jones
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Figuring Out Religion
Replies: 4381
Views: 517147

Re: Figuring Out Religion

I've been meditating more regularly again. Could be placebo, but I notice benefits the same day. Best way I can describe it is that I seem to be taking in the world at a higher resolution. You can try it right now. Stop reading, close your eyes slightly, and just observe what's going on inside for a...
by Jack Jones
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Bitcoin Costs More than Gold?
Replies: 110
Views: 39338

Re: Bitcoin Costs More than Gold?

I get the sneaking suspicion that once Bitcoin becomes sufficiently large enough, the US Government will make it officially illegal. This may not stop its use entirely, but it will almost entirely halt its use by corporate entities as an acceptable form of payment, which would be devastating enough...
by Jack Jones
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Help get me reduce some weight
Replies: 92
Views: 28296

Re: Help get me reduce some weight

Today:
- Go for a walk outside.
- Buy some vegetables and eat them.
by Jack Jones
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Bitcoin Costs More than Gold?
Replies: 110
Views: 39338

Re: Bitcoin Costs More than Gold?

I agree, but wasn't that the original idea for bitcoin? Not for investing or hoarding, but for commerce? Yeah. Unless the Bitcoin devs get their act together, Bitcoin will become a clearing system for large players. So you'll hold your bitcoin at a site like Coinbase, and if I use that bitcoin to p...
by Jack Jones
Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Items That Make Life Better
Replies: 38
Views: 11939

Re: Items That Make Life Better

The internet. It's been the most impactful innovation in my lifetime. Truly wiring us all together into a collective consciousness.
by Jack Jones
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Opioid Epidemic
Replies: 32
Views: 12578

Re: The Opioid Epidemic

technovelist wrote:I also use an ergonomic keyboard from the Kinesis Corporation, which allows the fingers to be in a more normal posture, with the middle finger slightly lower into the "bowl" where the keys are arranged.
I also use a Kinesis! Expensive, but worth every penny.
by Jack Jones
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: An enormously important book
Replies: 11
Views: 4582

Re: An enormously important book

I started reading another one of his books (Beginning of Infinity), but lost interest. Maybe I'll give it another look since you respect his writing.
by Jack Jones
Fri May 19, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Has everyone gone insane?
Replies: 40
Views: 14886

Re: Has everyone gone insane?

Maddy wrote: The Deep State has been an organized force for many decades, as evidenced by the large number of books on my shelf authored in the '40s and '50s which describe in considerable detail its stepwise plan for transforming this country.
Any that you would recommend?
by Jack Jones
Thu May 18, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Has everyone gone insane?
Replies: 40
Views: 14886

Re: Has everyone gone insane?

Welcome to the United Deep States of America Anyone who doesn't think exactly like the technocrats, media propagandists and spooks in DC is now an enemy of the state. Reminds me of this quote I read the other day: He’s in Washington for a meeting with Larry Summers, the former US treasury secretary...
by Jack Jones
Mon May 08, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Passive vs Active Investing, and role of the PP
Replies: 45
Views: 15750

Re: Passive vs Active Investing, and role of the PP

As I'm sure you're aware, there is a term for the behavior of the member(s?) in question (from wikipedia): In Internet slang, a troll is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory,[1] extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online com...
by Jack Jones
Fri May 05, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Bonds
Topic: The Bond Dream Room
Replies: 576
Views: 191657

Re: The Bond Dream Room

I appreciate these bond auction reminders. I've missed a few auctions in the past.