Why Political Correctness Can’t Trump Human Nature

One of my all time favorite words is Euphemism. I don’t know why but it just seems like such a pleasant word. A euphemism is a word or phrase that is a kinder substitute for another word or phrase. For example, political correctness is nothing more than the application of euphemisms in our culture. We don’t want to offend the group we are talking about so we use euphemisms to refer to them.

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10,000 Hours To Greatness

In his 2008 book Outliers: The Story of Success Malcom Gladwell sites a 1993 study in which K. Ericson Anders empirically asserts that the difference between a world class violinist and a music teacher is about 6, 000 hours of practice. Anders study involved studying music students at an elite music school in Europe and…

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Why I’m Against Instant Replay in the World Cup or Anywhere

I’ve said it from the beginning I hate instant replay for all sports. While many of my friends argue that it makes the games “more fair”. I say it takes away from all sports, especially soccer.

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Respect the Dream—- Part3

To this day I use that experience as a mental anchor when I really want to achieve something. It reminds me that failure will happen but the dream is the goal, not avoiding failure.

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