Block Headed Thinking 1

drawing of a cubeOnceIwasreadingabouthowthehumanbrainoperates.Thebrainisatremendouslyflexibleorgan.Therearesto
riesofpeoplebeingbraindamagedwherepartoftheirbrainhadtoberemoved,andyetthewereabletoretrainthe
mselvestowalk,talk,read,andfunctionusingonlytheleftoversbraincells.Therearelotsofbooksonthissubject,
andtheyarewellworthreading.Itseemsthatthebrainitselfiscapableoftransferringfunctionsfromonepartoft
hebraintoanother.Itmaytakesometime,butthiswonderfulorgangivesushopethatwecanbebetterifonlyweca
nconcentrateonthethingsthatwillmakeusso.Iwasreadingascientificblog,today,andtheroleoftheFederalGov
ernmentinfundingindustrystartupswasmentioned.Irepliedthattherewasnoplaceinthemarketforgovernm
entfundedentitiesbecausethekindofpersonworkingforgovernmentisriskaverse,andmanytimesislazy.The
yhavenounderstandingoffinancialrisk,butareperfectlyhappytorisktaxpayersmoneyonthingsofwhichthey
havenounderstanding.Thinkingthatyoucandosomethingthatgoesagainstyourbasicpersonalityandtraining
isfoolhardy,or,asImightsay,blockheadedthinking.Blockheadedthinkinginformallymeans,stupid.Itisstupid
forgovernmentstothinktheycanforcemarkets,orchampionindustrywinnersinthestartupstage.Itisequallys
tupidforthegovernmenttoinfluencemarketssimplybecausemarketdecisionsaremadeupofmillionsandbillio
nsofdecisionsofpeoplewhoaremaximizingtheirvalue,opportunity,orchancetomakeaprofit.Presently,weha
veanAdministrationthatthinkstheycancontrolmarkets,andthat’sonereasonwehavethelongestrecessionin
history.Morelikely,theAdministrationwouldliketodoawaywithmarkets,andcapitalism,sotheycanmakedec
isionsforpeopleconsistentwiththeAdministration’sideology.Thisisblockheadedthinking.NowthatIhavema
deyoureadthisentireblockoftext,youcanprobablygettheideaofhowforeigntheconceptofmarketsaretoagov
ernmentemployeeblockhead.

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