Non-financial: April - June 2008 articles archive home
 
And here man faces his basic alternative …
“… he can survive in only one of two ways—by the independent work of his own mind or as a parasite fed by the minds of others."
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 ... more
 
The time has come to speak about … maths
Can you do addition?" the White Queen asked. "What's one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one?
Friday, June 20, 2008 ... more
 
 
Things to do to get what you want
Want to persuade your boss to give you a raise or your partner to take out the trash? Getting people to do what you want can be useful.
Friday, June 13, 2008 ... more
 
 
How to be happy though human
If you observe a really happy man you will find him building a boat, writing a symphony, educating his son, growing double Dahlias in his garden.
Friday, June 6, 2008 ... more
 
Does it help to “get it out” of your system?
Are you one of those people who believes that temper tantrums are a good thing because in the long run it’s better to “get it out” than “keep it bottled up?”
Friday, May 30, 2008 ... more
 
 
It’s pathetic , treating it as if it were human.
There'a a name for attributing human characteristics to inanimate, non-sentient objects as if they had feelings, thoughts, or sensations; It's called the pathetic fallacy.
Friday, May 23, 2008 ... more
 
 
Why looking inwards might not help.
The advise given In many of the self-help books, sold by the millions every year, is that we need to get to know ourselves by looking inwards ...
Friday, May 16, 2008 ... more
 
Why you should listen to a grouch.
Everyone wants to feel happy and there is no doubt that for most of us being in a good mood is more pleasant than being in a bad one, so ...
Friday, April 25, 2008 ... more
 
 
I just wanna be a turnip mama
As a human being you the choice of three basic attitudes towards life. You may approach life with the philosophy of the turnip ...
Friday, April 18, 2008 ... more
 
The golden rule: Another reminder
It so happens that one day the Lord Buddha … [looks down and sees] a man, Kandata, squirming in the depths of Hell along with other sinners.
Friday, April 4, 2008 ... more
 
 
Just how gullible are you?
Did you fall prey to an April fool prank yesterday? If so, just how gullible are you? (It’s a valid question for any stock market investor.)
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 ... more
 
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