I believe there is a special place in hell for the phrase “everything happens for a reason.” 507 more words
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Fatalism can be defined as a belief that events are predetermined so that people are powerless to change them.
This is important in safety because research indicates that management attitudes, such as low fatalism, affects the way that managers behave. 470 more words
“I have met with persons who thought they perfectly understood the doctrines of grace, who could accurately set forth the election of the saints, the predestination of God, the firmness of the divine decree, the necessity of the Spirit’s work, and all the glorious doctrines of grace which build up the fabric of our faith; but these gentlemen have inferred from these doctrines that they have to do nothing, and thus they have become sluggards. 87 more words
“If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, so that the days of his years are many, but his soul is not satisfied with life’s good things, and he also has no burial, I say that a stillborn child is better off than he.” (ESV – … 154 more words