Monday, 29 August 2011

The effective way to financial security (Part 3 of 10)

Safety is presented as the perfect answer to all questions. It is the one solution that fits all types, the one preference that always satisfies.

Temporary approaches are considered unwise. Anything transient is to be revised; anything incomplete, despised. Long live the mirage of permanence and safety.

How wrong and how historically false. The truth is that human beings have been leading predictable lives for less than 10.000 years.

During the ten-times larger period that preceded agriculture, men and women had few routines and were, in certain aspects, much better off.

To be continued in the next post.


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