“happiness turns out to be an activity of the soul in accordance with virtue”, Aristotle. Heidegger believed the Western world to be on the brink of profound nihilism (the rejection of all religious and moral principles). Here are a few Naturalistic Fantasy’s (NF) interpretations of what happiness is to Aristotle, Kant and Heidegger: continuous virtue… Continue reading What is Happiness?
Foster maximum employment and price stability, says Federal Open Market Committee. Prices are stable. Employment is not at maximum, but is improving. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Is Fed a “government of many” or “government of a few”? Leave the interest rate unchanged at 0% to 0.25%, the following is possible (updated December 2,… Continue reading Fed Rate Decision – December 2015 (original post)
“Cool it,” cried Olga. “Working hard is what I do! Can’t be perfect. Going to school not cheap and what are you doing here, a beauty nobody want. My first year was ok, only five or ten times knocked down, then later more and more. He says I’m no lady and gotta work harder for… Continue reading work is a fundamental dimension of human existence on earth – Laborem exercens
Here are a few Naturalistic Fantasy (NF) estimates, using the available November 2015 data from 6 regions: Japan, US, UK, Canada, Poland and EU. 0.0% inflation + 3.40% unemployment – 2% target inflation + 0% to 0.10% rates + 1.90% bubble = 3.3% to 3.4% unemployment in Japan 2016 0.0% inflation + 5.00% unemployment –… Continue reading Employment Improvement without Stagnation – NF Ideas November 2015
Happy Mother’s Day – watercolor on paper 27 x 35 cm Blue Earth Trail – watercolor on canvas board 12.5 x 17.5 cm The Beach from the Novel Blazing Night – watercolor on canvas board 20 x 25 cm Thank you to the publishing body of “Portal Cove”, “Naturalistic Fantasy” and “Richmond City or Village?” for… Continue reading 3 Most Famous Paintings – fantaisie naturaliste
“I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.” — J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers Remember! When you fell off a cliff, When you slept beside a train close to the tracks, When you snored… Continue reading Remembrance Day – November 11
“Any harm done to the environment, therefore, is harm done to humanity.” – Pope Francis Is it not the time to invest the tax money in the resource sector or run away but where? Should not the oil and gas industry take back the cash and update the mines? Should a new guy come and… Continue reading Environment and Resource Industries – NF case from Canada, November 2015