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A bicycle for the mind

[The bike is] one of the great force amplifiers of all time because it doesn’t detract from us–it takes everything we’ve got and amplifies it. Most computers today are sold like cars, whereas many things as possible are done for you. You don’t have to understand how it works and, in fact, you don’t have […]

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Tim Jackson’s economic reality check

“It’s a story about us, people, being persuaded to spend money we don’t have, on things we don’t need, to create impressions that won’t last, on people we don’t care about.”