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Free Market and Natural Resources

AFAIK, the idea of using free market to manage irreplaceable natural resources boils down to the idea that individual greed will result in collective frugality.

Свободный рынок и природные ресурсы

Насколько я понимаю, теория свободного рынка примененная к невосстановимым природным ресурсам сводится к идее, что индивидуальная жадность приведет к коллективной экономности...

— Элдар

"No Exit" usually means "Exit on another side"

— Eldar

Надпись "Выхода нет" обычно означает "Выход с другой стороны"...

— Элдар

I am a Ford Loyalist...

I am a Ford loyalist. I only drive Honda, when all of my three Fords are in a repair shop.

Owning shares of a public company...

Technically, you are hired to make the company and shareholders happy, that is, to make more money for them.

Practically, you are hired to make your direct manager happy, and then his manager, and then his manager, and so forth.

The more levels of management separates you from CEO, the further in line the company and shareholders are.

Близко к сердцу...

Анатомически, нет ничего ближе к сердцу, чем желудок.

Evolution...

Evolution does indeed work.
And the result sucks.

Reasons for failure

A lot of times best people fail not because of lack of an effort but rather because of too much effort... by others.

Following...

I prided myself in never following the idiots... until I realized:
If you follow a herd of antelopes, it does not necessarily mean that you are an antelope.

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