Consistency: The Difference Between Being Foolish And Realistic

My favorite quote is arguably one said by one of my personal heroes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and it involves realization versus expectations: A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds. Think about this carefully. Emerson is a proponent of the mercurial, urging others to live a life of spontaneity and not one of rehashed […]

Stripping your freedom, one soft drink at a time

Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of New York City, seems to love sitting on his perch and telling citizens — his citizens — what they can and can not do. Mr. Mayor now has a new agenda on his palate: slowly rendering sugary soft drinks as obsolete. The idea behind the proposed legislation is to curb […]