Why does it rule in business?
As in Greece, the Puerto Rican economy has been destroyed by its participation in an unrealistic monetary system that it does not control and the failure of domestic politicians to confront their own insolvency.
When you hear the word selfishness, what comes to mind? Typically, selfishness is associated with amoral, predatory behavior. It’s a word used to describe people like Bernard Madoff or Attila the Hun. On the other hand, selflessness is generally celebrated and aligned with friendship and love. In this talk, Peter Schwartz challenges these misconceptions.
New headlines and news stories about Greece’s looming economic collapse appear daily. This weekend, the National Post has a series of articles on the theme “Greece on the brink.” Some point the finger at the country’s political leadership: “The negotiation game: Greece’s debt crisis a case study in the art of brinksmanship.” Others implicate the […]
Altruism is to blame for Greece’s woes.
The New York City schools were among the best in the country in those days, better than they had been for the European immigrants before me and much better than they would be for the mass influx of blacks from the South after me.
Discussions of racial problems almost invariably bring out the cliche of “a legacy of slavery.”
Weirdly, few monuments honor these life-saving scientists. Instead, politicians celebrate politicians.
There are, however, many mistakes you can make in goal-setting that will delay and hinder you and make your goals harder to achieve. This book points out these pitfalls and how to avoid them.
What does it tell you about environmentalism that it needs the Pope to prop up its campaign against capitalism and human achievement on earth?
If it were only the economic decline threatening our future, there might be hope. It’s the moral decline that spells our doom.
Word games are just one of the ways of silencing politically incorrect ideas, instead of debating them.
Despite Greece’s almost complete lack of financial integrity, neither NATO nor the EU can afford the political cost of a Greek exit from the EU.
According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, sometimes called the Nation’s Report Card, nationally, most black 12th-graders’ test scores are either basic or below basic in reading, writing, math and science.
Transgenders are the new privileged minority, and Bruce Jenner is their pin-up “girl.”
If you want schools to do better, get the government the hell out of schooling. But that’s only a start. Next, put the task of reason and intelligence into education itself — with the central and overriding goal of education being a well-trained mind.
The distinctive principle of Western social philosophy is individualism.
College has become a scam thanks to government intervention in the education marketplace.