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Is your life "cursed" in some way?

A traumatic childhood? Health problems? Poor self-esteem?

You can turn your curse into your blessing.

The American novelist Ernest Hemingway said it well:

"Life breaks everyone, ...

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A while back, I worked for a tech company where I reported to the company's CEO.

The main thing I learned was never to take a job at a company founded and run by a business-school professor.

The other thing I learned was that in the wrong hands, veto power can cause a lot ...

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Why is common sense so uncommon?

I've been reading Robert Curry's excellent new book Reclaiming Common Sense.

It got me thinking about why I and many other people often lack common sense.

For example, in college ...

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Regardless of their political views, most Americans think that "fake news" is a real problem.

And it is. Often on purpose.

Partisans flood the media with so much disinformation that it's hard for anyone to know what's happening. Even the perpetrators themselves get lost in their own web of lies.

News media hacks don't ...

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Last time, I said that the main question of morality is not "what's right or wrong" but "what kind of people we choose to be."

At first glance, that statement seems absurd, bordering on offensive. Isn't morality all ...

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