The Great Reset: A letter to my Father and my ‘Sliding Doors’ self

Dear Dad It seems that lately we struggle to spend time together without quarreling. Neither of us are good at small talk, and the divergent path that I took in my life means that we no longer share much in common. Most importantly, we no longer see the world through similar frames of reference.  IContinue reading “The Great Reset: A letter to my Father and my ‘Sliding Doors’ self”

Super Hero Powers: 1918 and now

Right throughout this year comparisons to the 1918 flu pandemic have been unavoidable, so it is instructive to consider where our knowledge stands today – that provides the tools which we use to fight this pandemic – in relation to 1918. This is something that really should be highlighted because it is a source ofContinue reading “Super Hero Powers: 1918 and now”

“We Mask Because We Care”

A business risk management strategy that benefits society How a business is seen to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic – how much customers perceive the business cares about their wellbeing – will be remembered long after we have forgotten the difference between vaccine efficacy and effectiveness. Last week I launched my campaign “Make This SummerContinue reading ““We Mask Because We Care””

Make This Summer Count!

An open letter to all Australian State and Territory Premiers, State and Territory Chief Health Officers, Prime Minister Morrison, Minister Hunt, and the Australian CMO Hello distinguished group. Firstly please allow me to thank you sincerely for collectively managing our response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has been very successful in comparison to most nations,Continue reading “Make This Summer Count!”

How Might Milton Friedman Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic?

I have written extensively detailing my views on why conservatives are hell-bent on minimising introductions of stringent measures to retard the COVID-19 pandemic in their jurisdictions which would reduce preventable deaths. It boils down to their political power base being the business class elite, and their greatest fear is that The Great Reset will leadContinue reading “How Might Milton Friedman Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic?”

How Might Milton Friedman Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic? (Part 3)

Continued from Part 2 Perhaps it is a consequence of our social structures and how ideas spread, but my observation from my half century on Earth is that societal ideas and values, and thus policies and political trends, seem to act like a pendulum with the bottom of the swing the point at which thereContinue reading “How Might Milton Friedman Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic? (Part 3)”

How Might Milton Friedman Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic? (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1 In this age of tribalism, where everybody must be apportioned to a particular tribe with a specific agenda, I am well aware that I will already have been painted as a socialist and\or anti-capitalist. In fact in my earlier blogging for less manipulated and fairer Australian housing markets a decade agoContinue reading “How Might Milton Friedman Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic? (Part 2)”

How Might Milton Friedman Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic? (Part 1)

I have written extensively detailing my views on why conservatives are hell-bent on minimising introductions of stringent measures to retard the COVID-19 pandemic in their jurisdictions which would reduce preventable deaths. It boils down to their political power base being the business class elite, and their greatest fear is that The Great Reset will leadContinue reading “How Might Milton Friedman Respond To The COVID-19 Pandemic? (Part 1)”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Trump and More About Risks With Meat

WHO has stopped releasing daily Situation Reports and wisely is publishing a dashboard (similar to Johns Hopkins). As at 3:24 pm CEST 8 October, there have been 36,002,827 confirmed cases globally with 1,049,810 deaths. Even though the WHO data shows over 36,000,000 human beings confirmed as having been infected by the virus, and the WHO suggestingContinue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Trump and More About Risks With Meat”