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Letter From a Birmingham Museum

By Ben Hunt | July 3, 2018 | 12 Comments
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…shot at the start of this note … that’s not from his Birmingham arrest, where he wrote his masterpiece “Letter From a Birmingham Jail”, but from his Montgomery arrest, where…

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Mailbag: Letter From a Birmingham Museum

By Ben Hunt | August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
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A couple of notable emails from Epsilon Theory readers on “Letter From a Birmingham Museum“. It’s true that once you become aware of these narrative machines, you see them everywhere….

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Why Am I Reading This Now?

By Ben Hunt | September 25, 2020 | 8 Comments
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…a letter to Mary Barra at General Motors might be just a wee bit more relevant and impactful. No, I think this letter was written out of a deep and…

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An Advantageous Contagion

By Rusty Guinn | July 14, 2020 | 17 Comments
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…last week by a list of academics, authors and other thinkers entitled “A Letter on Justice and Open Debate.” A Letter on Justice and Open Debate A letter co-signed by…

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The Effete Rebellion of Bitcoin

By Ben Hunt | February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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…no responsibility for validating the underlying transaction, is what makes a letter of credit work. The abstraction principle limits the liability of the letter issuer when faced with an unscrupulous…

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Oh, hell, Martha, go ahead and burn yourself if you want to.

By Ben Hunt | October 29, 2018 | 9 Comments
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…of raping two white women in 1931. I never knew this was a thing until I went to college. See “Letter From a Birmingham Museum” for more thoughts on that…

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In the Flow – It’s the Multiple, Stupid

By Ben Hunt | February 25, 2019 | Comments Off on In the Flow – It’s the Multiple, Stupid
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…walk through a bit of Warren Buffett’s annual Berkshire Hathaway letter, not as some genuflection to a received truth and not as some gotcha exercise, but as an example of…

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Sacrifice for Thee, Vast Wealth for Me

By Ben Hunt | August 25, 2020 | 11 Comments
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…sociopathy. I’m going to reprint excerpts from that letter – which is couched in the saccharine vocabulary of modern team-speak, but is in truth a shakedown letter to employees and…

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Narrative Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

By Rusty Guinn | June 27, 2019 | 1 Comment
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…interests of a nudging oligarchy. To wit: https://www.epsilontheory.com/letter-from-a-birmingham-museum/ https://www.epsilontheory.com/deadly-holy-rough-immediate/ Still, it is no coincidence that when we run down our list of professions we collectively associate with corrupt, dishonest people,…

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What’s Your Metagame? An Open Letter to the Crypto Community

By Ben Hunt | November 23, 2018 | 21 Comments
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…program. I’m writing this letter to invite an exploration of a joint research program, as described in the Take Back Your Data section of Things Fall Apart (Part 3) –…

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Cat’s Cradle

By Ben Hunt | June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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…no matter how hard we look. The Emperor has no clothes. What Bullard wrote is a letter of resignation. Not just a letter of resignation in the sense of quitting…

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The Zeitgeist – 4.4.2019

By Ben Hunt | April 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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…had an offer letter and a plane ticket to Hobby Field when I got a letter from the NSF that I had won a graduate school fellowship good for any…

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Deadly. Holy. Rough. Immediate.

By Rusty Guinn | September 26, 2018 | 1 Comment
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…at length about it some weeks ago, in an essay called Notes from a Birmingham Museum: What makes the museum so effective in communicating a difficult story well? Just that….

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Notes From the Field

By Ben Hunt | July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
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…and they’ve helped me to become a better investor. Those are the notes from the field that I want to share in this Epsilon Theory letter. #1: Fingernail Clean Fresh…

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Overserved

By Ben Hunt | July 20, 2020 | 14 Comments
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…this asset manager will receive at the end of July as part of the SpaceX Series N funding round. Yes, Series N. The letter N being the 14th letter of…

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Mailbag! Fall 2017 Edition

By Ben Hunt | September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
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letter, I realized that I had fallen – lock, stock and barrel – for the powerful manipulation that you describe in connection with the removal of confederate statues. I, like…

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What is it, really?

By Rusty Guinn | March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
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…a silly alumni letter. Most people get this.” No, they really don’t. Remember, the goofy letter was covered throughout the financial media, and they are the same media who triumphantly…

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More Probable Than Not

By Ben Hunt | May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
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…“apology” letter, February 17, 2015, regarding his steroid use from 2010 – 2012. Brady: I would never do something that was outside of the rules of play. I would never…

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1914 is (still) the New Black

By Ben Hunt | July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
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…(1868 – 1918) in a letter to his cousin, Kaiser “Willy” Wilhelm II Now Tsarism has attacked Germany, now we have no choice, now there is no looking back. –…

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Sheep Logic

By Ben Hunt | October 5, 2017 | 1 Comment
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…the newspaper down on the table and tell the dog what a fool that darn Truman was. Maybe write a strongly worded letter to the editor. But today they are…

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