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Study to emphasize individual solutions to big issues as a way to reduce support for government efforts

To emphasize individual solutions to big issues is for sure needed, but it should never be used to discharge corporations and government from their own responsibilities… 702 more words

Environment

Vigilantism on the Rise (Oh, Really?)

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Acting in concert also bolstered their courage, diminished their sense of individual responsibility for the suffering they inflicted, and virtually eliminated their risk of getting caught and punished for their illegal deeds (Burrows)

Democracy Day Musing - Blame not the Politician or Minister, It is I that Needs to Change.

We celebrate our democracy day and children’s day a day apart from eachother. That used to be a joy while in primary and secondary school. At least not going to school two days in a week creates excitement in my infantile mind. 1,032 more words

Personal Development

Focus on Your Strengths

I know many of us wrestle with improving our weaknesses rather than honing our strengths. But, Gary Keller and Jay Papasan exhort us, “When you want the absolute best chance to succeed at anything you want, your approach should always be the same. 387 more words

Moving At The Speed Of Grace

Dry vs. Wet: A Case for Individual Liberty

For generations the town I live in has been dry, meaning that they do not sell alcohol. The county is wet but the within city limits the sale of alcoholic beverages is not permitted. 593 more words

Religion

An Electorate Consumed by Anger

Mercifully, the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign is nearly over. (Or at least, we can hope. God only knows what Nov. 9 will bring.) And through all the shenanigans, rhetoric, nonsense, hyperbole, deflection, rationalization, hot air and blasphemy, I’m left with one overriding impression: the raw anger and mean-spiritedness of so many Americans. 543 more words

A Nation Consumed by Anger

Mercifully, the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign is nearly over. (Or at least, we can hope. God only knows what Nov. 9 will bring.) And through all the shenanigans, rhetoric, nonsense, hyperbole, deflection, rationalization, hot air and blasphemy, I’m left with one overriding impression: the raw anger and mean-spiritedness of so many Americans. 509 more words