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You, Me and the GDP: On Growth and Happiness

Economics, under modern statistically-powered capitalism, occupies an almost quasi-religious role. A science torn by fierce debate (much of it over whether it is a science at all), it functions as an institution now much as oracles did in ancient times. 2,874 more words

Martin Luther King Day 2015

Today is a day to remember greatness in all of the forms we find it. It is not as important to celebrate a man as it is to embrace change, and seek humanity. 44 more words

Robert Kennedy on GNP & Well Being

One of my all time favorite quotes:

“Too much and too long, we seem to have surrendered community excellence and community values in the mere accumulation of material things…The Gross National Product includes air pollution and advertising for cigarettes, and ambulances to clear our highways of carnage. 157 more words

Wisdom

January 15 | On This Day: 6 Great Contributions in Black History

January. The beginning of a new start. A new year. It’s so refreshing. But in a lot of areas in America, January is one of the coldest months to withstand! 831 more words

Self Help

I had a dream

We should all have dreams, to accept the challenge to build the kingdom of God on Earth.  This is the first heaven or God’s promise of 120 years (the way of our forefathers.)  Jesus Christ had a dream, John Kennedy had a dream, Robert Kennedy strived for excellence… and of course, Martin Luther King Jr. 285 more words

War Machine

PARIS

” A Pale Green Mermaid Blog “

It started with a single quiet voice,  Eddie Snowden working up his courage, a worn copy of the US constitution in his hip pocket and a thumb drive tucked away in his heart – then a town Ferguson stood together .  214 more words

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