Future War

Future War

What is the future of war?  Everything else is changing, so we can also expect major changes in very nature of warfare. First, a few facts about the military: Armed forces all over the world are developing robotic assists for soldiers, like motorized armored suits...
Happiness Through Achievement

Happiness Through Achievement

One way to be truly happy is to have a sense of worth and achievement.  This means doing something that is important both to yourself and to other people. You don’t choose an activity of this kind to be happy.  You choose your path by asking yourself what you really...
The Joy of Creation

The Joy of Creation

When I was a kid I loved magic tricks.  I spent all my allowance money on gadgets designed to deceive.  But my favorite magic tricks were the ones I made for myself.  I still have one stowed away somewhere in the garage.  It’s a King of Clubs from a deck of cards. ...
When to Quit Facebook

When to Quit Facebook

Facebook has two billion users, over ¼ of the world’s population.  It also is totally out of control. Facebook is not only overrated; it is both hazardous and big time dangerous.  In the Senate hearings it came out that Mark Zuckerberg is clueless about what is going...
Sources of Happiness You Have Control Over

Sources of Happiness You Have Control Over

We know a lot about happiness and how to create it. We know a lot about unhappiness, and are all too good at creating it, especially inflicting it on others. This article talks about unhappiness, and gives you some ideas on how to avoid it. Sources of Happiness A...
The science of happiness

The science of happiness

Scientists are studying happiness and how to achieve it.  Here are some findings; around half your happiness level is hereditary.  Half of us are born gloomy and half cheerful by nature.  Around 40% is due to a recent event, like an illness or a promotion.  This...
How to feel good about yourself

How to feel good about yourself

My two grandmothers could not be less similar.  Henrietta, my mother’s mother, was overtly aggressive and would express herself all too distinctly to anyone who displeased her.  She terrified me and anyone else who came within her range.  She was also very smart and...
Happiness and Prosperity

Happiness and Prosperity

It is very hard to be happy when you don’t have enough money.  This does not mean that you have to be rich to be happy.  It means that you have enough to pay for essentials like food and shelter, can indulge in the occasional luxury, have minimal credit card debt, and...
How to Achieve Happiness

How to Achieve Happiness

Happiness is elusive.  Sometimes you feel happy for no reason at all.  You wake up and all is well with your world. Sometimes you feel unhappy for almost no reason.  Any minor thing can set you off.  You see the dark side of almost everything. This is all very...
Why Learn to Meditate?

Why Learn to Meditate?

Challenge to you… do a web search on meditation, especially benefits of meditation.  You will be inundated with information.  Health, well-being, personal growth, cures for just about every affliction available. The best reason of all is that meditation makes you feel...

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