What Arms Race?

Trump is banking on weapons production and sales as a revenue stream (and a source of manufacturing jobs) for the U.S. Likewise, Russia needs new cash flows to offset low oil prices and the effects of Western sanctions.

The Rising Costs Of Late Life And The Falling Value Of Wisdom

There's no such thing as wisdom anymore because there's no longer enough time for information to develop into wisdom like fine wine, or a diamond. Societal changes and tech advancements ultimately destroy the knowledge our species once knew as wisdom—replacing it with acumen, expertise, skill, “hot takes,” and trend spotting.