Thursday, August 9, 2012

Are You Prepared to Adapt?

Are you prepared to adapt for the future?  Dictionary.com defines "Adapt" as the act of "adjusting oneself to different conditions, environment, etc.: to adapt easily to all circumstances."

Have a look at this article from the World Future Society entitled "Tomorrow is Promised to No One." 

The article has nothing to do with whether or not you might pass away and not see tomorrow.  It focuses on the changing nature of education, technology and jobs, and whether you are becoming obsolete and unemployable.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Hints of National Neurosis

I know...again...heading for offensive thought.  But...

Let's think about the term Neurosis for a moment.  Wikipedia defines Neurosis as "...a class of functional mental disorders involving distress but neither delusions nor hallucinations, whereby behavior is not outside socially acceptable norms."  Wait...to even be more offensive...maybe I meant Psychosis.  Wikipedia defines Psychosis as an "...abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a "loss of contact with reality".

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Not with a Bang but a Whimper

The final stanza of T. S. Eliot's poem The Hollow Men is:

     This is the way the world ends
     This is the way the world ends
     This is the way the world ends
     Not with a bang but a whimper

Based upon this, I am going to suggest something radical...even offensive, but here we go:

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Personal Finance for the Future

In my blog post "Your Preparation for US National Debt", it referred to several things you should be considering for your future finances.  However, those things are easier read than done.

So where do you go for real, thorough, concrete advice for what can be done to address personal finances?  I recommend the website Christian Personal Finance (christianpf.com).  Whether you are a Christian or not, it has excellent advice regarding making sure your own personal finances are in order.  And there is a LOT of advice there.  Have a look.