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



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...

The following article from the Wall Street Journal is too important for public dialog to be hidden behind a pay wall. Here it is: A study shows the 2016 electorate was more socially than economically conservative. By F.H. Buckley Before the arrival o...

In the late 1970’s I created the world’s first and last park for street people (later called ‘homeless') in San Francisco. During the time the park was open, I was constantly under pressure to close it for no apparent reason. The Mayor, Dianne...

Bill Graham

on Jul 28, 2017

Bill Graham already had a reputation when the first Trips Festival occurred at Longshoreman’s Hall in San Francisco in early 1966. He was connected to the Mime Troupe. I was there at the gate taking the money on the first night at the request of St...

Jerry Rubin

on Jul 25, 2017

Jerry came to my house in the early 1970’s. He had a beautiful psychotherapist with him. It was a meeting of about 7 people, mostly leaders of the hippie world associated with me and Glide Memorial Church. I was also president of Point Foundation a...