Vern Turner

The Importance of Learning From Mistakes
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The Importance of Learning From Mistakes

 BY VERN TURNER To err is human, of course, but is not learning from mistakes also human? It seems so when it comes to economics and politics in recent, post-industrial revolution times. So, why are we constantly in a pickle when it comes to operating a successful economic theory, or a form of government in…

Knowledge Helps … If You Want It To
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Knowledge Helps … If You Want It To

BY VERN TURNER Too often we all start expostulating on things, including our own fears, without having a working knowledge of the topic at hand. One of the consequences of writing for public consumption is receiving feedback and information that enhances the writer’s knowledge base, thus increasing the ability to communicate more clearly in future…

CALM DOWN!!
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CALM DOWN!!

BY VERN TURNER This sage advice would serve us all well, especially in light of the hysteria occurring around the world and around the country. The French, remarkably, are “maintaining an even strain” while finally taking pointed action against the forces who use hysteria as a recruiting tool. Good for them. The crazed lunatics who…

The Next Wave of Success
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The Next Wave of Success

BY VERN TURNER Sometimes there is a confluence of similar topics from different sources that makes the writer feel that it is time to make sense of that merger and draw a valid conclusion or two. This is one of those times. This junction of inputs is from the physical sciences and their applications that…

The Economic Theory From Hell
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The Economic Theory From Hell

BY VERN TURNER Netflix recently produced a violent series called Narcos. It attempted to chronicle the Colombian drug history in a partially fictionalized story about the infamous Pablo Escobar, the man who would assume to be president of Colombia. Not only was it violent in the sense of people shooting other people as if they…

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