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Foxconn and Ford, Emerson and Jobs

Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay on "Compensation" was a source of inspiration for Henry Ford. It also affirms some of the cosmic truths Steve Jobs held dear.
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The Winds Of Faith

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (2 years ago)

In a follow-up to his essay on his idiosyncratic Christian faith, Justin E. H. Smith finds Ralph Waldo Emerson better able “to express what I myself would like to say”. Here’s Emerson: Every man’s words, who speaks from that life, m... Read Post

Self-Reliance, Part One

Business & Finance / Personal Finance : The Simple Dollar (2 weeks ago)

Of all of the essays and short articles I have ever read, the one that has had the greatest impact on me is Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson. If you’ve read my “Pieces of Inspiration” column before, you’ve probably seen me quote... Read Post

Magazine Founded by Ralph Waldo Emerson Now Publishing Rage Comics [The Atlantic]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (2 years ago)

In 1857, in the midst of the greatest political strife a young nation had yet known, a group of prominent intellectuals and activists — Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., and Harriet Beecher... Read Post

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