TouchStone Reads - September 1st, 2023


We often set aside articles that are longer, deserve a re-read, are broader in scope…or just for fun — for weekend reading. Below are some from this week — pour yourself a hot cup of coffee & enjoy...

  • The Last Time Always Happens Now: You always know when you’re doing something for the first time, and you almost never know when you’re doing something for the last time (Raptitude)

  • What If Biden Backs Out Of The Race? (ZeroHedge)

  • The curious ways your skin shapes your health (BBC)

  • Lockdowns and face masks ‘unequivocally’ cut spread of Covid, report finds (The Guardian)

  • How To Be Lucky: What we get wrong about getting what we want (Sapient Capital)

  • If the U.S. economy is doing well, why do so many Americans say it’s terrible? (Popular Information)

  • What Your Insurer Is Trying to Tell You About Climate Change (The Atlantic)

  • The Hostile Takeover of Blue Cities by Red States (Businessweek)

  • The diaries of Amy Winehouse (The Guardian)

  • Diversion Gaslighting 101 (YouTube)

  • A brilliant biography of an elusive genius: Spinoza may be the master thinker to whom we owe modernity itself (The Critic)

“Nothing has served me better in my long life than continuous learning.” - Charlie Munger


What are you reading or listening to?