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Everything (Does Not) Happen For A Reason

I believe there is a special place in hell for the phrase “everything happens for a reason.” 507 more words

Date with Destiny

“You and me bud. Let’s do this. We’ve got a date with destiny.”

A ‘date with destiny’ is a phrase that’s become pretty popular these days. 173 more words

Communication

The Domino Theory - an antidote to fatalism?

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

Felt Leadership

Happy Birthday Stevie Smith

Sylvia Plath described herself as a “desperate Smith addict” and wrote a letter expressing an interest in meeting Stevie, but first committed suicide.  Smith herself struggled with depression all her life and was a fatalist from a young age.  199 more words

Poetry

Gwent Is The Witcher 3's War-Weary Fatalism In Elegant Card Form

(Source: kotaku.com)

The Witcher 3 is one of this console generation’s best games. It might even be one of the best role-playing games ever made. 1,637 more words

Technology

Abusing the Doctrine of God's Sovereignty

“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

Morning Musings: Ecclesiastes 6:3

“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

Morning Musings