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Peter Leporid’s Encounter With The Old Man

Peter Leporid’s Encounter With The Old Man

| June 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Peter Leporid never had an easy life. It seemed as if he mostly remembered what went wrong or who did what to him, if he remembered anything at all. But overall, he felt ok. Ok as in numb, not really feeling anything anymore, neither dramatically happy nor dramatically sad emotions. Everything was a constant grey, […]

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To Know And to Not Act is to Not Know

To Know And to Not Act is to Not Know

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are so many problems in Puerto Rico, that at times it’s difficult to see where one would start. And I’m not saying I have all the answers, but at least I’d be willing to ponder longer on the problems and come up with some solutions without the need of turning a discussion with anybody […]

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All it Takes is an Impulse

All it Takes is an Impulse

| January 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

For as long as I can think, I have been a being of impulse. Routine and too detailed planning always made me uncomfortable, as if being caught in some sort of invisible jail that doesn’t allow for the really important things to happen. When I travel, I love most to have a few set meetings […]

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Auto-maker FORD collecting GPS-data – with NSA-interface?

Auto-maker FORD collecting GPS-data – with NSA-interface?

| January 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jim Edwards, Deputy Editor at Business Insider, recently posted an article with the headline “Ford Exec: ‘We Know Everyone Who Breaks The Law’ Thanks To Our GPS In Your Car.” In that text, Edwards mentions how an Executive of Ford said during a panel discussion, that the car manufacturer knows of its vehicles with GPS-systems […]

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Enrique Kike Cruz interviews Larry McDonald on NotiUno 630am

Enrique Kike Cruz interviews Larry McDonald on NotiUno 630am

| January 9, 2014 | 9 Comments

Today, Enrique Kike Cruz gave both the analyst Larry McDonald and President of the PR Senate Eduardo Bhatia the opportunity to speak after their clash on twitter. Cruz started out giving McDonald the word to introduce himself and Larry made a point that he had been an employee of the meanwhile non-existent investment bank Lehman […]

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Could Puerto Rico be the next Lehman-crisis?

Could Puerto Rico be the next Lehman-crisis?

| January 9, 2014 | 6 Comments

Larry McDonald interviewed on CNBC’s “Talking Numbers” McDonald is professional risk advisor, speaker/writer and Senior Director at Newedge, a global agency broker and clearing firm. He thinks that the entire $3.7 trillion municipal bond market could be steering into huge trouble triggered by what is happening in Puerto Rico. The Interviewer asks “but Larry, if […]

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the Prelude in The Little Church on the Mountain

the Prelude in The Little Church on the Mountain

| May 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The new year had just begun and, as every year, P. came to the chapel on the mountain to see his Master. It was getting dark and he had been driving for a couple of hours, but once he opened the door of his car, the ice cold wind woke him up for good. Taking […]

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Montsegur 2010

Montsegur 2010

| February 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

All my plans in ruins. For hours now I’d been looking for that stone monument. I had driven through this little village at least thirty times on this monday afternoon and there was not even anybody on the street; the ONE street that lead through this village. I parked my car, got out into the […]

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(San)Tiago’s Dream

(San)Tiago’s Dream

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

When Tiago knelt on the bank of the river Ebro, he felt exhausted and tired and tears were running down his cheeks. He stared into the water flowing by. Usually, that made him feel better, when he was fighting with doubt. As if the peace of the flowing water, was simply entering his mind and […]

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Impressions from the Quest

Impressions from the Quest

| February 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

I wanted to briefly share some first pictures from the locations of the Paulo Coelho “Quest for the Sword” – in the background you will hear music by Paul Horn. It’s really more sounds than music. I was listening to his recordings for hours and hours during the quest and its long days and especially […]

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