I admit to congregating towards bloggers who think about things similar to the way I do, e.g. Barry Ritholtz, Yves Smith, Calculated Risk, etc. In fact, to a large extent they’ve influenced, even molded, the way I think about things. An obvious danger of this is your ideas can become inbred and I’ve seen the unfortunate impact intellectual inbreeding can have on creativity all too closely. That is why I am happy to have found a blogger that I can say I honestly disagree with on just about everything I’ve read so far, but I cannot seem to be able dismiss his arguments. I’ve happily just subscribed to Economics of Contempt RSS feed and you should too if you haven’t already.
I’m not exactly sure why, but this song popped into my head as I was reading some of his articles:
PS: I have a four year old daughter who is a huge Phineas and Ferb fan. Need I say more?