Big Companies Are Starting to Swallow the World – The New York Times

And great HN comment “The destruction of small businesses by the crushing burden of regulatory and taxation compliance is virtually complete.

Small businesses pay 10x to 100x more for compliance per dollar of gross revenue than their multinational rivals — for laws written by their armies of lobbyists, successfully architected to extinguish their more nimble and inventive small-business competitors.”

Pros and Cons of Arranged Marriages

I used to think arranged marriages were obscene and ridiculous cultural artifacts that were very harmful to people. As I get older though, I find them more and more attractive as a great model for a lifelong commitment.


When you are a teenager or a person in your twenties, you are seeking romance, excitement, adventure, and sexiness in a partner.… read more “Pros and Cons of Arranged Marriages”