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Magic beans and “negative capability”

Negative capability describes the capacity of human beings to transcend and revise their contexts. If we dismiss it as “magic beans” we are committed to repeating the mistakes of the past – and- as we all know – that way is madness. Continue reading

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“Purity” in passive investment management

Investing is hard. There are no shortcuts. Markets are generally efficient and when they aren’t there are plenty of people digging up the value ahead of you. My  anti – view is that “winning” investment strategies have negative capability. Negative capability is … Continue reading

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