Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Zero Sum (0 Σ) Game [FP]

The Zero Sum Game (0 Σ).  This is perhaps the easiest “game” to recognize because it is so universal in our experience.  We’ll identify it as Fundamental Principle 4a: An interaction between two or more people where the value of the … Continue reading

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Games People Play – Introduction [FP]

Sorry that this is later in posting than planned.  Between this becoming a longer than anticipated labor in writing and with a bit of vacation interjected, too much time has passed.  So, onward… Whether we realize it or not, people … Continue reading

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The Peter Principle – In Action

I came across a book review recently (nicely called Our Debt to the Plague on my iPad version of Businessweek) for a newly released book, Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson.  Once I … Continue reading

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