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.



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Today we are witnessing a world historic competition. After the failure of communism in the USSR, China adopted a combination of modern market commerce, state run large businesses with a single party political governance. China’s recent economic mo...

I’ve been thinking about how to bridge the great American divide that confronts us. I propose that we win the core argument. We create a Library for the Trump Revolution; subtitled The Thinking and thinkers behind the Revolution. The Left has neith...

It is my thesis that the nouveau ultra riche in America are a source of ongoing innovation. They reinvest in the technology that made them rich. Since I didn’t know the origins of many men who made their fortunes during the Civil War, I was happy t...

If you want to read in detail about Alan’s life, there are many references on the Internet. He wrote five books on his practice. I knew Alan for several decades and loved him. He practiced Zen at the San Francisco Zen Center, where I knew him. He l...

The happiest era

on Nov 12, 2018

I was eight years old at the end of World War II. I have lived in the happiest era in human history. My life has been bountiful. I’ve travelled the world for seven decades in the modern world of global airlines and lived many years abroad. The whol...

Interesting that most of the great new wealth of the past three decades is concentrated in the San Francisco and peninsula area. Since nearly all of these nuevo riche made their money in tech they are doing something not surprising. The new techie we...

This is the beginning of November and a horde of more than 10,000 people are travelling from Central America to the U.S. Some people have suggested that these people should turn around, overthrow their own governments and create their own decent econ...