If there is one thing we have learned, it is this: whether or not one can pick a bottom correctly does not also forecast one’s ability to survive it. A tiny fraction come out of those sorrowful valleys alive and with their spirits intact.FAHY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
We perceive the stocks of which our portfolio is composed as ‘inventory,’ like a warehouse filled with fur coats. It’s not personal and we’re not married to any of it. Pace of turnover at a profit is one of the chief metrics whereby which we measure performance.FAHY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
The altruist sacrifices his inborn destiny to the guilt instilled in him by that social order which actively devalues quality and exalts the rights of the many.
Within the Skinnerian system there are no ethical controls; there is no boundary limit to what can be done by the elite in whose hands control resides.
Your best defense is illiteracy.
It is the duty of PBA members to explain to public opinion, clearly and courageously, a certain number of facts that are forgotten with time. The first of these is that there is no PBA without the eviction of the amateurs and the expropriation of their bowling alleys.
There is much about the so-called ‘natural world’ that remains mysterious — that consistently confounds — and it is the responsibility of the information manager to conceal what he cannot disprove categorically or empirically. To debunk is to enlist the special talents of an information manager in an effort to preserve a carefully-constructed and rigorously-promoted collectivized perception of nature.
We can easily distort memories for the details of an event that you did experience. And we can also go so far as to plant entirely false memories – we call them rich false memories because they are so detailed and so big.
In the end, I think a man would rather die reviled but with a handful of friends, than under the yoke of fame.