Stoicism basics

I’ve been diving into Stoicism lately, and have found it to resonate with me. When I first heard others talk about the stoics, it appeared to be about making yourself devoid of all emotion. Never show happiness, sadness or really any emotion. What I have learned is that Stoicism isn’t about denying emotion, but directing …

They don’t believe that they are damned It is highly unlikely that an individual would leave the church believing that what they were doing was wrong and that they would be punished for it. They start to leave for a wide variety of reasons, but once they leave most don’t feel guilt. They’ve decided the …

Vaccines

Autism rates appear to have been increasing.  A wide variety of reasons for this have been given ranging from “we are just diagnosing it more” to “vaccines are behind it”.  The idea that vaccines cause autism has been heavily ridiculed.  When someone attempts to assert the idea that vaccines may not be perfectly safe, most …

There are outliers to this blanket statement, but on average women are physically weaker than men.  Women have historically been oppressed among most cultures and most times suffer far more brutal treatment in war than men.  Genghis Khan is widely known for his brutality as a conquerer.  His view of women as loot during his conquests …

As technology improves, AI’s capabilities expand and we continue to increase manufacturing efficiency, it is clear that many jobs are simply going to disappear.  If a machine can do something better, why would an employer ever hire someone to do that job?  Look at Ford, once they got an assembly line working properly, their productivity …