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Andrew Gonsalves
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Writer / Philosopher / Technologist
Writer / Philosopher / Technologist

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Just Break Up Already!
“What am I allowed to expect?” This was the question I kept asking myself in the waning months of my previous relationship. We had been together for five years and appeared to be on the conveyor belt to matrimony. It was a foregone conclusion, despite our c...
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I wrote an article about transitioning from my last relationship to my current one. It got sent out to 22,000 people last week and I've received a lot of feedback. Here, I've expanded it a little and reposted it.
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Capitalism: The Religion of Greed
In a capitalist society, a human's worth is based on their contribution to the economy. Your task: get a job, produce capital, consume goods, pay your bills, and involve yourself in the economic churn as much as possible. If you are unable do this, you are ...
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The More You Know, The More You Bern
I keep hearing that Hillary Clinton would be more "effective" as a President than Bernie Sanders. This is, somehow, the reason why we should vote for her. Effectiveness. It's a good word, but I'm extremely wary of it. I don't doubt that Hillary can get thin...
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Writing about why particular political philosophies are so entrenched in our society and how they reflect on the people who hold onto them so dearly.
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The American: An Island
There's a lot of pride in accomplishing things all by yourself. If you overcome huge challenges in your life and manage to improve your situation, it's very American to look at what you've done and declare yourself the sole source of effort, momentum, and s...
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Does someone on your news feed think that the government is holding us back from the free utopia we would be living in if only the markets were free to regulate themselves?
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Tragedy of the Banal Economists
It’s just another day when I scroll down my Facebook news feed to find a “friend,” or a friend of a friend spouting off about how we need to “free the markets” and let the “invisible hand” sort things out. They post idiotic memes about Bernie Sanders suppor...
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6 Essential Elements of Being an Intellectual
So, you fancy yourself an intellectual, huh? Nobody gave me any authority to say whether you are or you aren’t, but it occurred to me that being an intellectual requires a bit more than just intelligence. Like many things, it’s not about how high your IQ is...
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Most intelligent people will agree that social conservativism is immoral, but I'm making the case that fiscal conservativism is also immoral. What do you think?
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