I have never met my soon-to-be brother-in-law, and possibly never will.He's never introduced himself, is unlikely to do so, and has ignored my attempts to introduce myself.Nobody else in the family…Continue
By popular request elsewhere:Have you ever wondered what self-made millionaires have that the rest of us don't? I mean the ones born without money or connections; the ones who truly started from the…Continue
"That's great that you want to do better.
It's natural for men to have a will to dominate. It's also natural for humans to be egocentric. You grow into a higher level of consciousness not by rejecting your natural tendency to take…"
"Women are frustrated with their men for the same reason they're frustrated with their children: how they condition us to behave is not the way they want us to behave.
They have no idea they're doing it, and if they did, they would…"
"Yes, it's possible to change your personality. Over time, it's an inevitability. Mostly, people become more of what they already are. Water flows down the path of least resistance and so do personalities as they evolve. But it is also…"
"They're not usually "true" sociopaths (see explanation below), they simply share certain personality traits that are not particularly dangerous in and of themselves.
Some of those are advantageous, like not responding to tragedies or…"
"It depends on the sociopath, the context, and how you define "advantage". Someone mentioned guys in prison. Those are "low-functioning sociopaths". Politicians are "high-functioning sociopaths"; they test for…"
"Dakota, it sounds like you might be a little overwhelmed, and not surprisingly so. You've some profound life-changes happen to you in quick succession.
It is not unusual for that situation to trigger anxiety and then depression. I am deeply…"
"Only part of this interview is immediately relevant:
Dr Marc Faber's claim to fame is having called the Asian financial crisis and gotten his clients out before it was too late, saving them the financial losses that were typical…"
"Howdy, Morgan. You're right that it's your own self-consciousness. The other guys don't look at you and think "Hey, look at the little weakling over there. Ha hah!" You do that to yourself. That's a self-esteem and body…"
"+1 Good work Todd.
I feel it a waste of energy to type or even talk-to-text anymore on this thread. Somewhere on the blog is something about circle of influence. . . that's a pretty big deal. Too bad most people don't see the value…"
"Rob, For the life of me, I cannot comprehend why you would laboriously--verbosely, even--go through this long-winded explanation of your situation, and then expect that because you put this little disclaimer, "I'm not looking for…"
"I appreciate the feedback. This has been an interesting exercise.
I didn't post this as a complaint or as my own personal problem. I specifically wrote that I was not seeking advice. It's just a list of observations that I have no strong…"
"I remember being mildly depressed after reading War and Peace.
You remind yourself that it's only a fictional story and the characters are not real people. You react to their fictional sorrows because your "mirror neurons" react to…"
"JB is very wise on this. You have to have clear calculations on your lower limits and project/business kill point.
As to your upper limit what the other guy's sell at. Call them up tell them that you are looking at starting…"
"I also have been searching for the right scent, primarily for my truck. All these comments have been excellent. I too am looking for the scent of tobacco, bourbon and leather but have yet to find it. Recently I found a candle that…"
" So you think the DoJ is threatening legal action against local governments who don't accommodate illegal aliens, and next they're going to go after businesses for not accommodating illegal aliens.
"If background checks for illegal immigrants aren't currently illegal, they will soon be prosecuted anyway. As I recall, "DoJ" is threatening legal action against local governments who don't accommodate illegal aliens --…"
"I would definitely try it out going cross-country for awhile just to see how it carries and check the weight. You said you did camping and backpacking, so I don't need to go into how to make weight carry better."