Are we unwittingly practicing Christianity?
Open up the Bible to Genesis and we see the economics of past active today:
"And god blessed them, and god said unto them, be fruitful and multiply, and replenish the earth and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the air and over every living thing that moveth upon earth" ( Genesis 1:28).
Has believing in our apparent "expulsion" from the garden of Eden made us reclaim and tame what we consider rightfully ours? Nature is, after all, considered to be an "unlimited" resource in both the Milton Friedman's "Chicago School plus Keynsian economic doctrines, - a garden of bounty to be exploited at all cost. (Friedman won - Marx lost....)
If we put morals to one side (e.g. murder, cheating etc.): are our economic policies of today founded on the Judeo-Christian teachings of the past?
If so, we are consumers who are unwittingly practicing Judeo- Christianity, are we not?
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It's one of the most consistent patterns in the unviverse. What causes it?
- Spinning discs are everywhere – just look at our solar system, the rings of Saturn, and all the spiral galaxies in the universe.
- Spinning discs are the result of two things: The force of gravity and a phenomenon in physics called the conservation of angular momentum.
- Gravity brings matter together; the closer the matter gets, the more it accelerates – much like an ice skater who spins faster and faster the closer their arms get to their body. Then, this spinning cloud collapses due to up and down and diagonal collisions that cancel each other out until the only motion they have in common is the spin – and voila: A flat disc.
It's not just a case of "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger."
- A new study suggests children who endure trauma grow up to be adults with more empathy than others.
- The effect is not universal, however. Only one kind of empathy was greatly effected.
- The study may lead to further investigations into how people cope with trauma and lead to new ways to help victims bounce back.
Do you have a magnetic compass in your head?
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