Why do the faithful continually put their God beyond reason and logic? Why do they expect to be granted an exception in their case, when no other constants or universal laws are suspended for anything else we apply these disciplines too? I ask, Can your God create something over which he has no control? There are only 2 possible answers, yes or no. You cannot logically attach a disclaimer, but I constantly get... yes, but he chooses not too! Do the faithful just not understand logic? Is there a disconnect in the brain of a believer that sees no issue in circumventing an honest logical question with a disingenuous, meaningless reply? Are we speaking different languages?
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Despite incredible economic growth, it is not necessarily an investor's paradise.
- China's stock market is just 27 years old. It's economy has grown 30x over that time.
- Imagine if you had invested early and gotten in on the ground floor.
- Actually, you would have lost money. Here's how that's possible.
Moans, groans, and gripes release stress hormones in the brain.
Could you give up complaining for a whole month? That's the crux of this interesting piece by Jessica Hullinger over at Fast Company. Hullinger explores the reasons why humans are so predisposed to griping and why, despite these predispositions, we should all try to complain less. As for no complaining for a month, that was the goal for people enrolled in the Complaint Restraint project.
Participants sought to go the entirety of February without so much as a moan, groan, or bellyache.
- Facebook and Google began as companies with supposedly noble purposes.
- Creating a more connected world and indexing the world's information: what could be better than that?
- But pressure to return value to shareholders came at the expense of their own users.
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