background preloader

Critical Thinking

Facebook Twitter

You Are Not Alone OR Fighting Back Is Bad For Ratings" - MOC #43 by comedian Lee Camp‬‏ How the Sheep are Led to Slaughter Fiat Money Web. The Enneagram is a model of nine worldviews and motivations. Worldview and Motivation - What the Enneagram looks at: The Enneagram brings the way we view the world into sharp, clear focus.

The Enneagram is a model of nine worldviews and motivations

Our particular worldview impacts the unique way each of us brings our own thoughts, feelings and motivations to any situation. The Enneagram is like the perceptual glasses that we wear. It is also about our patterns of thinking and the places where we “hang out” more – our patterns of belief and our inner motivations. The Enneagram provides a clear map for us to see who we are, how we fit into the scheme of things and how we interact with others.

How it is used: It is important that each of us self-identify our Enneagram type. Originally these teachings were used for spiritual growth and personal transformation. About the model: The Enneagram consists of a circle and nine lines and is therefore named ennea for nine and gramma for model. There are three types in each of three triads: head heart and gut. VicesAreNotCrimes. Vices Are Not Crimes A Vindication Of Moral Liberty Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property.


Crimes are those acts by which one man harms the person or property of another. Vices are simply the errors which a man makes in his search after his own happiness. Unlike crimes, they imply no malice toward others, and no interference with their persons or property. In vices, the very essence of crime --- that is, the design to injure the person or property of another --- is wanting. It is a maxim of the law that there can be no crime without a criminal intent; that is, without the intent to invade the person or property of another. For a government to declare a vice to be a crime, and to punish it as such, is an attempt to falsify the very nature of things. Every voluntary act of a man’s life is either virtuous or vicious. It is not often possible to say of those acts that are called vices, that they really are vices, except in degree.

The Machine is Us/ing Us (Final Version) VicesAreNotCrimes. 25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions. A question that makes you think is worth asking… At the cusp of a new day, week, month, or year, most of us take a little time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future.

25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions

We ponder the successes, failures and standout events that are slowly scripting our life’s story. This process of self reflection helps us maintain a conscious awareness of where we’ve been and where we intend to go. It is pertinent to the organization and preservation of our dreams, goals and desires. If you would like to maximize the benefits of self reflection, our new sister site, Thought Questions, is for you.

Remember, these questions have no right or wrong answers. Here’s a sample of 25 recent thought questions posted on the site: Thought Questions is updated daily. Title photo by: Oberazzi For all other photo credits please refer to Related 6 Questions that Will Save Your Relationships May 21, 2014 In "Life" 20 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Sunday. A father's day wish: Dads, wake the hell up! Jeff Pearlman says a mom acquaintance is bereft that her husband shirked child carePearlman says he's a stay-at-home-dad fully involved in care of his two young childrenHe says dads need to get involved, childhood is short, tiredness from work no excusePearlman: Here are 10 rules for righteous dadhood Editor's note: Jeff Pearlman is a columnist for

A father's day wish: Dads, wake the hell up!

He blogs at (CNN) -- The woman started crying. I didn't expect this, because, well, why would I? We were two adults, standing in a preschool auditorium, waiting for the year-end musical gala to begin, talking summer plans and Twitter and junk fiction and all things mindless parents talk at mindless events. "My husband," she said, "doesn't care. " The God Fuse: 10 Things Christians and Atheists Can Agree On. The war that's coming between the fundamentalist Christians and the hard-core Atheists probably won't be the most violent of the holy wars.

The God Fuse: 10 Things Christians and Atheists Can Agree On

But it has the potential to be the most annoying. We'll, I'm going to try to stop it. So I'm running into this guy basically everywhere I go: Not that exact guy. People like him. These things never end well. But I think we've got more common ground than we admit. Celebrating the death of somebody you disagreed with pretty much makes you a dick. Social Media Revolution.