Pro Commerce

Blog URL:http://phillips.blogs.com/
Blog Tags:commerce, business, history, productivity, marketing, finance, data, empiricism
Country:United States
State/Province:California
Location:San Francisco

A look at the direction and meaning of commerce. Commerce is the source of the modern world. It has direction. It favors human diversity, open systems, markets, technology and honesty. Pro commerce is an optimistic daily view.



Latest Blog Posts



Brain freeze

on Sep 18, 2017

Over the years and in a variety of blogs I have tried to answer the question of why so many people I know are still juvenile Marxist thinkers. Even late in life. I finally answered the question for myself by remembering a hippy meme about the 100th m...

Huey Newton

on Sep 11, 2017

This is part of my series on people and events in my life. This is the most surprising. Between 1971 and 1981 I spent time with Huey at least a dozen times. The first time we met, I was introduced to him by Dick Baker Roshi the abbot of San Francisco...

Four friends and two experiences give me a unique perspective on the issue of Dan White. Dan White shot Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk on a Monday morning in San Francisco 1978. It was Monday November 27th. Both George and Harvey wer...

As promised. The book I wrote summarizing my blogs of the past 16 years, 5,914 blogs, is now at Amazon in an ebook format ($4) and a paper ($7.50) version. The title of the book is the title of this blog. I will keep it at the top blog spot for sever...

Having read much about Holland, especially the work of Jonathan Israel, I am very aware that the Dutch conquered England in 1688. It was the biggest naval offensive up to that time and the biggest until the Normandy Landing in 1944. After the Dutch p...

IQ and PC

on Aug 18, 2017

At some point we will have to confront and discuss the issue of average national and ethnic IQs. People who don't know me will find this blog a good time to call me a racist. I'm anti-Democrat so that alone qualifies me as a racist. Charles Murray is...

Galileo Galili lived in Florence at the same time as Shakespeare lived in England. Both his names are the same and refer to the Galilee in the Torah. I lived there on a kibbutz for a few months in 1959. Galileo was given credit for 32 feet per second...