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another word about forgiveness…

Note: At yesterday’s worship service at Epiphany Episcopal Church, Laurens, SC, following my sermon on forgiveness (September 17, 2017: the kingdom of heaven may be compared to…except when it can’t! 427 more words

A Personal Reflection

All development which takes place out of self-interest is evil and reprehensible

There is no higher development without other being thrust down into the depths. The mineral, plant and animal kingdoms were thrust down in this way. Whoever develops himself upwards, takes upon himself a tremendous responsibility, that is the great tragedy; the corollary of every saint is that a great number of beings are thrust down. 99 more words


In the Most Unlikely of Places

I think I find it a little odd that some of my posts are well received, by my standards anyway, I know this isn’t a wildly popular blog. 328 more words


First Principles: Self Interest Is the Prime Motivator of Mankind

“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. 106 more words

First Principles

Microeconomic Weekly News Update September 2, 2017 - September 8, 2017

Flying Taxis Want to Take Off

East, Susie and Muhammad Darwish

Posted 9/6/2017


incentives, innovation, product development, self-interest, wealth

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The wood for the trees

It wasn’t an easy journey into where I currently live, more a metaphorical disaster movie, so I suppose it’s only reasonable to expect a similar exit. 748 more words


Does the “Prudent Man” Really Exist?

Or was he merely a hypothesis?

Adam Smith, renowned as the father of modern Economics, has a monumental place in history. After all, one only has to open any Economics textbook, to come across his pioneered concepts such as the (metaphorical yet very present) … 496 more words

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