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History Part 4: 2008-2011

2008-2011 was a groundbreaking time for many of Earth’s nations. Let’s see what happened in… The World United States 20.4% of world’s PPP in 2008 GDP of 13.2 trillion in 2008, grown to 13.3 trillion in 2011 Unemployment rate: 5.8% … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at History: Where Does Debt Come From?

The obvious answer is this: debt comes from borrowing money. What’s not so obvious is this: if debt is what happens when someone who doesn’t have money borrows from someone who does, how on Earth can every nation in the world be … Continue reading

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History Lesson 2: The Year 2014

The year 2014 was a year for great change in many parts of the world. Let’s see what happened in… The World Population: 7.13-7.26 billion Population growth: 130 million Average life expectancy as of May 2014: 70.9 years Top 3 … Continue reading

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History Lessons Part I – The Last 6 Months

We’ll start our story of the Universe like any good movie director; as close to the end of the story as possible. So without further ado, let’s find some creative ways to look at what’s been going on in the … Continue reading

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Time – The Ultimate Perspective Check

Writing science fiction can be strange. There are many things the subconscious mind realizes that the conscious does not. Figuring out why something does not “feel right” can be an interesting process. What is the rational reason why this is … Continue reading

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