Corporate Media Oligopoly (US)
Correct theories have predictive power. Here are some that backtest well, and I think will have continued relevance in the 21st century.
The most important essay of the 21st century, that nobody gets.
Corporatism: Legal-Entity-Based Artificial Intelligence
Best essay of the 20th century, important insight into technology and progressivism.
Industrial Society and Its Future
The groundbreaking 2006 analysis of the USG's financial position, the biggest Ponzi in history.
Is the United States Bankrupt?
A great 20th century essay with a crystal-ball-like forecast on how American capitalism would unwind.
The root concept of "hunter-gatherers displaced thru time" applies to nutrition, technology, psychology, and more.
Stone Agers in the Fast Lane
All the “scientific” nutrition knowledge of the 20th century, which created the metabolic syndrome epidemic, falsified.
What if It's All Been a Big Fat Lie?
The ancient “books of knowledge” are known as such today, by their proven utility; having survived thousands of years.
Heuristics written down 2500 years ago for navigating life. Of the versions available free online, this new translation seems okay.
Tao Te Ching
Timeless strategic moves derived from Taoism. Perhaps as old as 2200 years, unknown author and date.
An anthology of the sayings of Confucius thought to have been assembled by his disciples after his death 2500 years ago.
The Analects of Confucius