Let's define "rationalizing believers" as those who believe in god, spirits, or some other supernatural force, but do not subscribe to the mainstream beliefs.
My premise is this: Educated people remain believers for what reason? Why do I find their claims no more credible than those of the fundamentalists? Wouldn't it be more plausible to actually prove the existence of something before we accept it as "real"?
Is it simply unacceptable to know that we do not know?
Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.
Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.
Thinking your life is worthwhile is correlated with a variety of positive outcomes.
- Adults who felt their lives were worthwhile tended to be more social and had healthier habits.
- The findings could be used to help improve the health of older adults.
Even when they suffer costs in doing so.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, explains his plan for success.
- Jeff Bezos had a clear vision for Amazon.com from the start.
- He was inspired by a statistic he learned while working at a hedge fund: In the '90s, web usage was growing at 2,300% a year.
- Bezos explains why books, in particular, make for a perfect item to sell on the internet.
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