Tag Archives: death

With a nail gun, you say?

A reader alerted me to the report of yet another financial-world suicide, but then Lent got underway and I lost the thread. Unhappily enough, however, thanks to Vox Popoli, I now have it that “according to Zero Hedge, the number … Continue reading

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Update on the goldbug alert…

Although the fellow mentioned below was in my earlier post on this matter, the count is now up to four. Financial world shaken by 4 bankers’ apparent suicides in a week February 03, 2014 12:16 (edited: February 04, 2014 09:00) … Continue reading

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Montaigne and Pascal were right…

Montaigne and Pascal had it right: the profound and manifest frailty of human reason is, on the one hand, the demise of rationalism, but the astounding and indefatigable aspirations of the human spirit, on the other hand, is a plea … Continue reading

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