Tip of the Day: Think Deeper

Today, consider your role as a consumer in a dynamic economy.  Think about the human coordination involved in items that you use every day.  This will help you live a more examined, socially conscious life.

On that thought, consider:
1.  Economist Leonard Read’s legendary essay, I, Pencil, where he ponders the unseen complexities behind manufacturing a pencil. 

2. A modern interpretation of Read’s essay, where Thomas Thwaites attempts to build a toaster from scratch.

3. Or Adam Davidson’s recent article on the risk to consumers from a looming price truce between the major beer manufacturers.


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