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Ignorance Is Bliss?

I sometimes I wish I could join the ranks of the ignorant, because I am told that ignorance is bliss — and I would believe it. 436 more words

Hugh's Blogs

Supermarket Lines and the 'Invisible Hand'

The ‘invisible hand’ is the metaphor ascribed by Adam Smith to the free unfolding of the interaction between an infinite sum of autonomous, rational, self-interested agents producing socially optimal outcomes. 520 more words

Economics

Making Progress on the Spiritual Path.

Consider the following thoughts and write your response and insights in your journal.

After dealing successfully with the first steps on the spiritual path you will need to change your motivation if you want to continue to make progress. 55 more words

Journaling

Motivation at the Start of the Spiritual Path.

Consider the following thoughts and write your response and insights in your journal.

Are you dissatisfied with your current understanding and experience of religion?

What has caused your dissatisfaction? 36 more words

Journaling

ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER

It amuses me

How other people think

They get to be

My equals

They deserve what they get…

Poem

Adam Smith

Adam Smith (1723 – 1790), one of the greatest figures in the Scottish Enlightenment, is significant because he introduced economics as a separate field of study. 260 more words

School Essays

A Reflection Paper on Philosophy: "Human Nature"

Catinguil, Christian G.                           September 23, 2014

“Human Nature”

Human nature has always been a subject of fascination for me since I was in highschool. There were times wherein I would argue with myself before going to sleep about human nature, is man naturally evil, or naturally good? 382 more words

Philosophy