The Great Chain of Being

Have you ever asked yourself why almost every civilization has the same social hierarchy? Kings, nobles, peasants, the rich, the poor, slaves, etc. How can a social structure sustain itself with so much inequality, injustice and assymetry? The middle ages and specially monarchies in Europe from the

Bitcoin: The Internet of Money

Bitcoin is one probably one of the most amazing inventions of the 21st century. If the Internet was the revolution of information, Bitcoin is the revolution of value. It enables programable money as an Internet of money were instead of bits you transfer actual value, contract systems,

About the Execution of Jordanian Pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh

The released video of ISIS execution of Jordanian airman Moaz al-Kasasbeh shows probably the most gruesome and cruel images I have ever seen on the Internet. I could only feel mercy for Moaz and wrath towards the cruelty of his executioners. This makes me think that always

The Princes of the Yen: A film about Japan’s troubled economy

Do you want to know about modern Japanese economy? Then you must watch this documentary. This is a film based on economist Richard Werner‘s best selling book, The Princes of the Yen.  The book The Princes of the Yen is a revealing book on the flawed monetary