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Aug 08

Stingers and Barbs

By Richard Wagner | Garden of Knowledge , Wisdom

It seems to me that one of the major problems with our current system is that all of our conversations contain stingers and barbs.  There is little effort made to understand competing perspectives or to address the outstanding issues with civility. The bottom 50% really don’t pay federal income taxes.  I think that is an […]

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Jun 23

Why Don’t People Save?

By Richard Wagner | Garden of Knowledge , Wisdom

Recently the Nazrudin Project list serve has been addressing an intriguing question: “Why don’t people save?” Considering that personal savings is something of a 21st century survival skill, it seems relevant. As you might imagine, the conversation has been vigorous. It has ranged from variations on a couple of themes. Many think that people are […]

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