Jorge Suarez

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Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.<p>"Success" isn't just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, …

Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions

From hatred of singing and dancing to comparing women to snakes, these Buddhist teachings reveal that this religion isn't exactly the paragon of …

Christianity Is Transhumanism

Christianity is transhumanism.<p>It's not just that they are compatible. Christianity is a distinctly transhumanist viewpoint that sprung up in the first century, and set out to reshape both the world and human nature.<p>Transhumanism...affirms the possibility and desirability of fundamentally …

Christianity

Vatican: Pope was not singling out Trump with his remarks

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A spokesman for Pope Francis insisted Friday the pontiff was "in no way" launching an attack on Donald Trump, a U.S. presidential …

An Incredible (Yet Rare) Buddha Story Guaranteed to Inspire You

The concept of Inner Peace is at the very core of Buddhist doctrine. Only when we have achieved inner peace can we hope to achieve world peace. This …

Meditation

Joe Stiglitz Knows How to Solve Inequality, if Anyone Will Listen

Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, is one of the world’s most influential thinkers in the battle against economic inequality. He’s …

Education and Taxes Can't Even Out Inequality

Very often, proposals to even out income inequality advise one of two things: Expand people's access to education and/or raise the top tax rates. Yet …

Charity Scams Put The 'Disaster' In Disaster Relief

Online security isn’t something I usually write about, but it’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so ‘tis the season. And as the CEO of an online cause engagement platform that companies use to manage their employee volunteer and giving programs, including disaster relief efforts, security …

No habrá nadie en el mundo parecido a ti, pero mucho menos parecido a mi, y eso tampoco es nada malo.

i n t e n t a r ••• Las ideas aterrizan sin mostrar pasaporte ni visa, te muestran un camino, te dan un mapa y te regalan un destino. Te convencen y se convierten en tu única guia... Así de rara es la vida de los que cambian el mundo. #MentePositiva

Rural India fights for its rights | Business & Economy

It took eight days of walking for 80-year-old Dhanmatya Mumat to reach New Delhi.<p>Like thousands of other farmers from rural India, Mumat - from the state of Bihar - made the 1,000km-long trip to the Indian capital to protest proposed changes to a little known land law that he said would destroy his …

Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassador to Sweden

Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador to Sweden after a diplomatic row between the two countries.<p>In a statement, Saudi Arabia said the move was prompted by remarks by Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom that amounted to "an interference in its internal affairs", in violation of …

Your Turn: It's Just About... Life

It's all about awareness. Awareness that you have but one shot at this, one shot at life. There are many days in this life, or at least we hope, but in the end there's no warm-up, no dress rehearsal, no practice. Each and every day it's "game on".<p>The gift is to focus. Focus on who you are, who you …

Financial Services

Dying in the Fix-It Society

Buddhist teacher/lecturer Frank Ostaseski spoke recently to the Bay Area Network of End-of-Life Care on the subject of compassion -- something Ostaseski preaches, teaches and practices himself. Co-founder, in 1987, of the Zen Hospice Project, the first Buddhist hospice in the U.S., Ostaseski …

Medicine

Compassion Around the World: This Week in Daily Giving

Just over two years ago The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Since we started, another 50 individuals and families have joined in, each giving $1 or more a day to support the grantees. Here are the …

Marketing: The Secret That Can Be Stopping Your Success

If you're in business you need to get your message out (a.k.a marketing). But there are certain tactics in marketing that are likely holding you back from achieving your dream.<p>Today I'm revealing the core tactic that can leave you feeling like a failure when a product or service doesn't seem to …

Entrepreneurship: A New Front in the Refugee Crisis

<i>This article was co-written by David Chanoff, founding board member of South Sudanese Enrichment for Families</i><p>The Nigerian investor and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has recently announced a 100 million dollar commitment to furthering entrepreneurship in Africa. Elumelu's program, administered through …

The Zen Predator of the Upper East Side

Nearly 50 years ago, a penniless monk arrived in Manhattan, where he began to build an unrivaled community of followers—and a reputation for sexual abuse. The ongoing accusations against him expose a dark corner of the Buddhist tradition.<p>I. “That was the beginning of the <i>sangha</i>”<p>Eido Shimano, a Zen …

Americans Believe Inequality Is The World's Greatest Threat. Other Countries Think Differently

Surveyors from the Pew Research Center asked thousands of participants in more than 40 countries to select what posed the "greatest threat to the world" out of five possible options. The results, published last week, showed that their answers were far from unanimous.<p>In general, the study suggests …

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12 Stupid Things People Care Way Too Much About

Shares 54K<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><b>Mark Manson explains how all these silly concerns are actually</b> …

The 41 Very Best Karen Walker One-Liners From Will & Grace

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1d5vRF4<p>Honey… What is this? What’s going on? What’s happening?<p>Follow Thought Catalog on …

A Brief History of the Mile High Club

Air travel hasn’t quite lost all its romance.<p>Only true aviation geeks are likely to celebrate, or even notice, the milestone being celebrated this year in the history of aviation: the debut, a century ago, of the autopilot. In June 1914, at a historic aeronautical-safety competition in Paris, a …

Dec 1, 2013 at 2:40pm UTC

“The era of procrastination, of half measures, of soothing and baffling expedience of delays, is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.”

“They go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be …

France Rethinks The Sanctity Of Its Day Of Rest

There's a fight going on for the soul of France. Since 1906, Sunday has been deemed a collective day of rest in the country, and French law only allows stores to open on Sundays under very specific conditions — for example, if they're in a high tourist area. Sunday work is also tightly …

Forget The 50 States; The U.S. Is Really 11 Nations, Author Says

For hundreds of years, this nation has been known as the United States of America. But according to author and journalist Colin Woodard, the country is neither united, nor made up of 50 states. Woodward has studied American voting patterns, demographics and public opinion polls going back to the …

Dambisa Moyo: Is China the new idol for emerging economies?

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

I'm fascinated by the link between the way we live our daily lives and the health and happiness we enjoy.<p>There are choices that you make every day, some of which seem completely unrelated to your health and happiness, that dramatically impact the way you feel mentally and physically.<p>With that said, …

Happiness