Wednesday 8, June 2022
Bonds down, commodities up, stocks down, VIX up, crypto down. It’s a risk off day! Oil seems particularly affected: WTI up 2.7% to $122.5 a barrel. I’m reading Daniel Yergin’s The Prize about the history of the oil industry. I’ve only got through a couple of chapters, but it has already brought home to me how much the modern world has been shaped by the exploitation of this mineral.
Up to this point, humans had been thriving off of butter, ghee, tallow, and suet for 2 millennium.— Sollozzo 🥩⚡️ (@MrSollozzo) June 8, 2022
Vegetable oil is an incredibly new introduction to our diet. We have not evolved to consume them.
Il était fatigué de tout cela. Il avait besoin de s’éloigner de cette monotonie, même temporairement. La routine détruisait son âme.— Elise (@lilyinthewind10) June 8, 2022
Mary McCarthy. Un été si tranquille.
Edward Hopper. pic.twitter.com/zGEvENZzQv
Posting embedded scripts to Reddit ain’t going to work. I now strip the html out of my pelican markdown and manually add links. Not ideal, but I was busy today and don’t have time to write clever code.
Here is the script.