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



PROMOTING COMMERCE

on Oct 19, 2019

My brother, who is a city planner, pointed out to me that city planners have no idea why there are empty retail stores. They have no idea of why retail stores open or close. So I wrote this explanation: Commerce is a weed. You have to make great effo...

Major Idea (two parts)

on Jul 21, 2019

Our society is dividing into two distinct groups. An underclass and an overclass. For the time being I call them the PC Class and the Trumpers. A look at the PC Class shows they are the following: A group of people who don't tolerate ideas that chall...

Many readers don’t understand how our society could divide into an overclass and an underclass. With the Trumpers as the overclass and the PC People as the underclass. Don't let the very rich PC People like Bezos and Zuckerberg confuse you. There h...

Major Idea

on Jul 14, 2019

Our society is dividing into two distinct groups. An underclass and an overclass. For the time being I call them the PC Class and the Trumpers. A look at the PC Class shows they are the following: A group of people who don't tolerate ideas that chall...

Kite Hill

on Jun 25, 2019

I recently read a photo book on the geologic history of San Francisco. I have lived next to a chert outcropping on the side of Twin Peaks that has a beautiful view of San Francisco looking East. Lived here for more than a half century. The photo book...

O'Neill Space Colonies

on May 13, 2019

Jeff Bezos has proposed that his company, Blue Origin, begin building an O’Neill space colony. I played a role in the history of space colonies. In late 1971 I flew around the world stopping in Kyoto, Seoul, Bangkok, Kabul and Tehran. When I got ho...

I take it for granted that most people will understand that meritocracy is a paramount good for a commercial society. I know that because I have worked with many Arabs and Arab groups where a cousin is hired because he is a cousin and not for any spe...