One reason we struggle with insecurity: we’re comparing our behind the scenes to...– Steven Furtick (via coolcareer)
Never chasing money, chasing dreams.
streetetiquette: “We all want to be seen as successful. Being admired is another form of being loved, and everyone wants that. And for many people, money and power are the ways they measure success. It’s a never-ending game, because the person seeking love by trying to get a million dollars will not feel loved at one million. So they will try to get to two million. Guess how they feel then? The...
jesuisperdu: “Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.”
When a consumer buys a product on the market, he can compare alternative brands....– From The Machinery of Freedom by David D. Friedman (via eyelessseer)
There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has...– Top five regrets of the dying (via logicallycreative)
The subject of Thursday’s Behavioral Economics class dealt with the contradictory nature of risk averse behavior to small bets. For example, if you were offered a 50/50 chance of losing $10 or gaining $11 would you take it? The class was split: 14 in favor and 17 against. A second bet was offered: a 50/50 chance of losing $100 or gaining $1000. The shift in favor of this bet was overwhelming: 30...
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