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Aristotle’s Golden Mean… in Domain Investing

Aristotle’s concept of the Golden Mean, a central idea in his ethical philosophy, advocates for virtue as a balance between two extremes of excess and deficiency. According to Aristotle, moral virtue is achieved by finding the mean between too much and too little, a principle that can be insightfully applied to the practice of domain name investing. This approach encourages investors to navigate the complex and often speculative nature of the domain market with a…

Applying Kant’s Categorical Imperative to Domain Name Investing

Immanuel Kant’s Categorical Imperative, a cornerstone of modern ethical philosophy, offers a powerful lens through which to examine the practices and decisions of domain name investors. Kant’s principle demands that one act only according to maxims that can be willed to become universal laws, applicable to everyone in similar circumstances, and that one treat humanity, whether in one’s own person or in that of another, always as an end and never as a means only.…

How Domainers Can Help Me Spread Awareness About NeverTrade.org

I’ve launched the NeverTrade.org non-profit initiative because I believe day trading will lead to a tidal wave of suicides unlike anything the financial world has ever seen, with 1929 not even being close. I’m reaching out to share something close to my heart and, I believe, of paramount importance to the financial well-being of many around the globe. NeverTrade.org is more than just a website; it’s a mission. It’s an open letter to all who…

Hedonism in Domaining… Why the Rush?

The Paradox of Hedonism, a fascinating concept from the realm of philosophical ethics, posits that pleasure and happiness are best achieved when they are not directly sought. This intriguing idea, rooted in the works of philosophers like Henry Sidgwick, suggests that the pursuit of happiness as a direct goal can often lead to its elusion. When applied to the world of domain name investing, the Paradox of Hedonism offers a nuanced perspective on achieving success…

Domaining and the Taoist Principle of Wu Wei

In the fast-paced and occasionally degenerate world of domain name investing, the ancient Taoist principle of Wu Wei offers a refreshing and counterintuitive strategy for success. Wu Wei, a key concept in Taoism, literally translates to “non-action” or “effortless action.” It advocates for actions that are in harmony with the natural flow of the universe, suggesting that sometimes the best action is no action at all. For domain name investors, this can be a guiding…

Domain Investing and… Stoicism?

The ancient philosophy of Stoicism provides a surprisingly relevant compass for domainers if you think about it with an open mind. Originating from the Hellenistic period in the 3rd century BC, Stoicism teaches the virtue of wisdom, the pursuit of ethical ideals, and, most importantly, the importance of understanding what is within our control. For domain name investors, the Stoic philosophy can offer a grounded perspective in an industry known for its volatility and unpredictability.…

Owning MJ.com for $500?!?

Now there’s a headline that makes your heart pound! Those who watch DomainSherpa videos, more specifically their most recent one, will know exactly what I am referring to: the fact that it’s possible to own a percentage of MJ.com, as long as you purchase what seems to be their minimum of 25 shares at a $500 grand total. I follow Andrew Rosener on Twitter/X and according to a tweet he’s published less than an hour…

Do You Have Decent *Tangible* Asset Exposure?

Those like yours truly, who live on “the internets” and obviously understand the value of digital assets, should not dare look down upon the physical world. And let’s face it, the perspective of the average internet person (from IT employees to online entrepreneurs and investors) is oftentimes delusionally biased toward the online dimension. A false sense of superiority takes over. And an equally false dichotomy emerges, with you believing you have to pick a side:…

“Domaining Is Dead” – AI Edition

Spoiler: it’s not. On the contrary, perhaps, as I will try to explain throughout this article. And I will start with my main worry: the fact that more and more, our experience on this planet is becoming dependent on an ever-decreasing number of mega-corporations. Consolidation of power and resources on steroids. On the surface, this statement might seem ludicrous. After all, we have so many choices nowadays that it becomes downright overwhelming. What to watch…

Why Most Domain Investors (Especially Flippers) Are Bad Developers

… or why a skill set that enabled you to succeed at one type of activity is more of a disadvantage for another. If there is one idea my recent GiganticWebsites.com journey reinforced, it’s that the average domain investor tends to approach Web development with an unrealistic attitude. Right off the bat, I’m not saying this to be “edgy” or criticize. I’m merely explaining a phenomenon I have come across in this industry for over…