The Great Reset Era Theme: Investing in family and community connection

Excerpted from “Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2“ Prof. Sandel [in “The Tyranny of Merit: What’s become of the common good”] makes almost no mention of the importance of family, which is an enormous pity as this is an obviously critical issue in social cohesion and feelings of attachment within society.Continue reading “The Great Reset Era Theme: Investing in family and community connection”

The Great Reset Era Theme: The education revolution

Excerpted from “Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2“ In “The Tyranny of Merit: What’s become of the common good” Prof. Michael Sandel, with his experience over four decades as a Harvard University lecturer, provides significant detail on his observation of the growth in competition for positions at universities perceived as beingContinue reading “The Great Reset Era Theme: The education revolution”

The Great Reset Era Theme: A global village based on ‘Quality Globalisation’

Excerpted from “Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2“ Solidarity at the national level is preferable to having polarised societies, indeed, but the true challenges to a sustainable and thriving humanity depend on cohesion of the global community. That reality is increasingly understood in the battle against the climate crisis and itContinue reading “The Great Reset Era Theme: A global village based on ‘Quality Globalisation’”

The Great Reset Observed In Real-Time By Former US Labor Department Chief Economist

The full interview is available on Bloomberg from 1:12:30 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2021-06-22/-bloomberg-surveillance-full-show-06-22-2021-video Gained value from these words and ideas? Consider supporting my work at GoFundMe © Copyright Brett Edgerton 2021

Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2

In the first part of this essay I expressed my support for Prof. Sandel’s views with some qualifications on what I believe are the most important factors in the polarised societies many developed nations are now experiencing. Specifically my view is that this polarity is due to the inequality itself more so than distrust ofContinue reading “Full Thoughts On Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 2”

Humanity Needs Good People In Tough Jobs

Firstly an admission – I am bogged down in writing part 2 of my response to Sandel’s ‘meritocracy’ discourse because it encompasses three large areas which I had intended to write individual posts on and for which I had developed extensive notes. That highlights how important that response is to me, but it also meansContinue reading “Humanity Needs Good People In Tough Jobs”

Spotting shaving cream froth on fluffy snow piled high in a long blizzard from 50 feet

I am well aware that the ‘Macro(economics)’ element of this blog has taken a backseat in my writing since COVID-19 broke and I have not updated my views on investment markets for almost a year.  There are two main reasons for this. Firstly, these times are unprecedented – in fact I believe we have entered aContinue reading “Spotting shaving cream froth on fluffy snow piled high in a long blizzard from 50 feet”

On the 25 year Bastardisation of Rugby League to Appeal To People Who Do Not Love the Game

In 1996 I sat in the restaurant of Stockland Stadium amongst a group of Cowboys foundation members listening to then coach Graham Lowe talk about the season ahead. I remember it for what Lowe said, which was, to paraphrase: “There have been a lot of rule changes made to speed up the game. I don’tContinue reading “On the 25 year Bastardisation of Rugby League to Appeal To People Who Do Not Love the Game”

Full Thoughts on Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 1

I have now finished reading “The Tyranny of Merit: What’s become of the common good?” by Prof. Michael Sandel which I purchased after watching his panel at the WEF Davos Agenda. It is brilliant and one of the best-written books that I have had the pleasure of reading. Firstly let me say that from my perspectiveContinue reading “Full Thoughts on Prof. Michael Sandel’s Meritocracy Discourse: Part 1”