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Thought of the day

“An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things predicted yesterday didn’t happen today.”
– Laurence J. Peter

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Posted by on September 27, 2011 in Thought of the day

 

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If you talk to God, you are praying. If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.

-Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (b. 1920)

 
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Posted by on July 31, 2011 in Philosophy, Thought of the day

 

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Could you do this?

Woman Who Hasn’t Used Money Or Credit in 15 Years

Heidemarie Schwermer, a 69-year-old woman from Germany, gave up using money 15 years ago and says she’s been much happier ever since.

Heidemarie’s incredible story began 22 years ago, when she, a middle-aged secondary school teacher emerging from a difficult marriage, took her two children and moved to the city of Dortmund, in Germany’s Ruhr area. One of the first things she noticed was the large number of homeless people, and this shocked her so much that she decided to actually do something about it. She had always believed the homeless didn’t need actual money to be accepted back into society, only a chance to empower themselves by making themselves useful, so she opened a Tauschring (swap shop), called “Gib und Nimm” (Give and Take). Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 26, 2011 in Philosophy, Thought of the day

 

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The paradox that requires some reflection!

The Muslims aren’t happy!
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Posted by on June 20, 2011 in Philosophy, Thought of the day

 

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“An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth”

-Bonnie Friedman, author (b. 1958)

 
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Posted by on June 11, 2011 in Thought of the day

 

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“It is good to rub and polish your mind against that of others.”

-Michel de Montaigne, essayist (1533-1592)

 
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Posted by on June 8, 2011 in Thought of the day

 

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Here we start!

“I believe I found the missing link between animal and civilized man. It is us”

-Konrad Lorenz, ethologist, Nobel laureate (1903-1989)

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2011 in Thought of the day

 

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