Professional opinions

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“I never allow myself to have an opinion on anything that I don’t know the other side’s argument better than they do.” — Charlie Munger “We all are learning, modifying, or destroying ideas all the time. Rapid destruction of your ideas when the time is right is one of the most valuable qualities you can… Read more »

Cooperative Program Giving and Inflation

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I’ve seen lots of discussion about Cooperative Program giving and inflation, but couldn’t find any numbers or charts.  So I made this one (click it for a larger version), covering 1973 to 2009: The green line is “nominal” Cooperative Program giving to the SBC (i.e., the amount forwarded to the SBC).  “Real” giving is shown… Read more »