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 Category:  General Non-Fiction
  Posted: September 10, 2019      Views: 26

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 ABOUT
DONALD O. CASSIDY 
Stumbly (screen name revised to Stumbly Up One), has basically achieved his purpose in writing his book BEAUTY SUBJECTED TO MARKETS in Revelation. He believes this means the "Mark" is the LOVE OF MONEY.
His meandering course to a "career" has - more...

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When desperation finds a dead ending.
"Aids to Indecision" by Donald O. Cassidy

Modern society may offer charity when needs are promoted. Humble circumstances may lead to reluctant begging.

The proud and self sufficient typically opine to lowly places. Ambitious souls heed the slogan, "crawl before you can walk." Slavery is theoretical, because slavery comes in many forms.
Inequality of placement, laboring and serving not commensurate with educational degree deprives those who fall through the slots of civil rights.

An economy of electronics, of technology mechanizing functions steals human ingenuity
and quality lacking in instant this, and instant that. Junk food and carbonated drinks crowding supermarket aisles come far short of wholesome nutrition from nature. If only inordinate profits did not capitalize on most community excellence.

Certainly mechanization, technological advance, and progressive government are a blessing
over mere romantic tradition, over a so-called golden age. And embarrassing truth is corporations on a fast track of profit motive--rather than profit method, accounts for watered down food and poor quality produce. Full speed ahead in mass preparation, and artificial ingredients in instant diets account, in part, for a plague of obesity. [And Juul boasting of vaping as safe, is the consequence of substance abuse in disguise. ]

So what is a substantial aid to decisions in a warped ideology of economics and capitalism gone wild?
One solution is a mixed economy. This was the idea of John Maynard Keynes, a British economist of the mid last century. That meant a free enterprise method with the stipulation of firm government regulation.
Little, or no, government regulation accounts for the dumb down of national leaders, and their local cronies, speeding foolishly toward disaster.

We could relieve our distress with the wit of a baseball star. This was Yoga Berra and making decisions: "When you come to a fork in the road, take it."

by Don Cassidy--

Author Notes
Cheap advice about decisions about complex matters are often expressed as "Its as simple as that." In scholarly terms, that is called simplistic reasoning. The answer is anything but simple.
Only simpletons fall for that.
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