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Adam Smith, TMS on parenting, school of hard knocks edition

A social media acquaintance recently posted an article The One Question Every Parent Should Quit Asking. The article is an objection to competitive parenting and over-programming with constant expectations of excellence. Instead the writer wants us to encourage the kids … Continue reading

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Adam Smith, TMS on the effects of bitter partisanship

I’ve been reading Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments on and off. (Hey, it’s so old you can get a free digital version for your e-reader at a site like this.) I’ve read elsewhere that Smith considered TMS his proudest … Continue reading

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Wealth of Nations: One Page, Three Insights

I reached for my hard copy version of Wealth of Nations, hoping to hunt down a certain section. I found the bookmark at page 96. There I found three insights that are still relevant today. 1) I recently posted on … Continue reading

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Adam Smith’s “Other Book”

OK, I’ll admit it. I have never read The Wealth of Nations cover to cover. Sections of it, sure, but not the whole. Maybe someday… I’ve heard that Mr. Smith was more proud of his other big book, The Theory … Continue reading

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