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Self Interest versus Selfishness

I shouldn’t be surprised that friends and family would jump on their chance to criticize my thoughts and viewpoints, especially after reading my last post titled, … 546 more words

Self Interest

While he was explaining that I was paid more than anyone else in my training class (I later learned that three others were paid as much), I was converting ninety thousand dollars into British pounds (fifty-six thousand) and putting that into perspective.

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What do you really want?

Seems like quite an easy question doesn’t it?. However about half of the people who will read this might not even be sure what they want to be in a few years; Some others don’t have any motives at all and simply move because they have no choice. 284 more words


Challenge to the 17th Congress

The 17th Congress opened Monday this week.┬áThis Congress is comprised of the few who control much of the country’s┬ánatural resources and finance. Their economic power is reinforced by their power to determine laws and policies for the land and it’s people. 102 more words


Forty-six & 2

My shadow’s
shedding skin and
I’ve been picking
Scabs again.
I’m down
Digging through
My old muscles
Looking for a clue.

I’ve been crawling on my belly… 825 more words

A 'new' way to think about Voting

The revolutionary opinion of the day: Voting based solely on self-interest.

I already hear the cries of “Are you not ashamed of yourself?” and “You’re supposed to vote for the party that has society’s best interest at heart”, 395 more words


Why socialism doesn't work

Venezuela has no Coca Cola because it ran out of sugar. Now it does not have McDonalds due to bread shortage. This is a serious issue given that there are not many countries without Coca Cola or McDonalds. 230 more words