What are the “four corners of the earth?” Some believe that this phrase refers to a cosmological or mythological system that corresponds to the four points of the compass. Others suggest that since this exact phrase can be found in Isaiah 11:12 and Revelation 7:1, that the Bible teaches that the earth is flat. But are these definitions accurate? A few years ago I came across a number of references to the phrase â€œfour corners of the earthâ€ in Hamletâ€™s Mill which provided additional insight.
Over four years ago, a video entitled Wealth Inequality in America was posted on YouTube. Since November 2012 the video has generated almost 20 million views.
Below are some photos from a recent trip. A friend and I went up into the local mountains and had fun exploring in the snow. Here is a photo of his Jeep LJ at the top of one of the climbs.
The Economic Schools of Thought video posted by CrashCourse on YouTube recently caught my attention since it purportedly provides an historical overview of economic theory over the last 200 plus years. Since it is impossible to cover any “school of thought” in depth in 10 minutes, the video touches on the various schools in a brief, albeit superficial manner.
Economics in One Lesson is a book written by Henry Stuart Hazlitt, the former New York Times’ “principal editorial writer on finance and economics” during the crucial years of 1934-1946. Hazlitt was a well-known journalist who started his career as a teenager while working as secretary to the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal. He went on to work for The New York Evening Mail, The New York Sun, The Nation, and The American Mercury before working as an editorialist for the Times. In 1936, in the midst of the Great Depression, English economist John Maynard Keynes published The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, considered by many to be his magnum-opus. According to
Andrew St Pierre White of 4xOverland fame recently moved to Perth, Australia and purchased a new 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser 79 Dual Cab. These are currently unavailable in North American and other markets. 70 Series Land Cruisers are popular 4 wheel drive vehicles. For example, Brendan Batty wrote, “If there is a four-wheel-drive that still embodies the practicality, ruggedness and base function of its early ancestors, it’s the 79 Series LandCruiser, a fact made blatantly apparent while I was waiting for the NRMA to jump start me in Sydney Airport’s long term car-park.” While the 79 Series is often used as a fleet vehicle for mining companies with its tray in the back, solid axles, V8 turbo diesel, locking differentials, it also enjoys strong appeal among four wheel drive enthusiasts.