In his third book, 'Restitution of the Desert', Markus Helen dedicated a chapter to one of the 'most intriguing materials in the history of the economy': diamond. A material that, even by its cartel's own admission, has very little practical usage. One estimate put industrial use value on a diamond at $2-30, and yet the … Continue reading Markus Helen – Diamonds
Charismatic and outspoken founder of Well-Dine, Randy Villemont, has been ousted from his chair of his restaurant chain. Mr. Villemont founded Well-Dine off the back of his Gym Block service. Finding that most cities were littered with empty office space, and aware that many disliked the public display of being at a gym, he established … Continue reading Well-Dine debacle
Efforts to clear the ocean of its great 'garbage patches' are floundering.
When the twenty two inhabitants from the Regnese tribe first saw the white cliffs of Dover in 1932 they were reported by their escort, Corporal Colin Fenton, to have clustered together at the bow to mutter a joyous prayer, a "grateful cry to a God for bringing them to their salvation" (1). Little was known … Continue reading The Spirituality of the Regnese
The first essay of this series was published in the Manchester Guardian. The series is available from the Hall Associated Press in paperback. Published four years ago, M. Fealen's 'Overselling the Salesman' is a witty exploration into, what Fealen identifies, as our 'newly newly anointed apostles': The Salesman. Having spent a number of years writing … Continue reading Overselling the Salesman: Steve Jobs
Our resident cynic, M. Fealen, provides an insight to 18th Century Medicine this week.
Hall Associated publish this week a section from Erwig's vast study of European middle ground thought.