A Simple Analogy

How does one best explain simple economics? Well, the best way to do it is to use something simple, practical which affects the listener’s life. I remember a Marxist friend once asked me about why can jewellery be charged at such a high price when the amount of work being put into the production is […]

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The Greatest Weapon: Boycott

How does one achieve one’s goal of protest without incurring violence? The simplest way to answer this question is to start a boycott. Boycott is the abstension of purchasing, consuming or dealing with an entity that is against one’s integrity. Essentially, it provides an economic sanction against the entity, in which if the boycott is […]

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The Don Quixotes

Don Quixote was a fictional character created by  Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra in the legendary novel El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha. The character was a romantic fiction writer who became mad (likely suffering from schizophrenia) after writing too many novels and believed himself to be a great knight fighting for justice and chivalry. His […]

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Thomas Sowell- Economist, Hero

Other than Ayn Rand, there’s a very special person who has greatly influenced my thinking and writing. That person is none other than the economist I frequently refer to- Thomas Sowell. This article is based on The Man of Letters which is a pun for great scholar but it is also a collection of his letters. Thomas […]

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