Although self-help has advantages and disadvantages (exposed in biased radical opinions), the richness of some self-help books confirms the innate capacity of people to explore new frontiers, and contribute to the progress and development of humankind.
The biblical code yields spectacular results and also indicated events that were not fulfilled (some have been justified as postponed or canceled), which demonstrates that this scientifically and religiously questioned code is ambiguous and does not have validity and reliability criteria, nor can it be compared with biblical prophecies or considered as infallible.
The concept of resilience has been transferred to psychology, encompassing a set of extraordinary qualities and attitudes, which allow us to recover and face adversities. Going beyond resilience includes: striving for a balance between the human needs, overcoming the trap of Postmodernity, inquiring about the great existential mysteries, fulfilling a purpose in life and pursuing happiness.
There is an ideological confrontation between two extremes of the religious thought. On the one hand, the Christianity, based on the existence of Jesus and the incredible miracle of his resurrection, proclaims the power and sovereignty of God. And on the other hand, the New Age minimizes the Lord, underestimates Jesus and the Holy Spirit.
Money is the best human invention, which competes with the domain of fire and writing, being an exceptional instrument of exchange, saving and valuation, which allows the functioning of the modern world. However, it is difficult to answer these questions: Why is money so influential in our lives? Can we live in a world without money?
Resilience is a state of resistance, recovery and transformation, which arises in adverse situations due to the application of various favorable attitudes and qualities. Although it is not easy to be resilient, it is feasible to develop the habits of resilience, aspiring to meet various personal-professional goals throughout life.
The three main macroeconomic issues that attract the attention of economists are the following: economic growth, inflation and unemployment. Although neo-Keynesians, neo-Classics and Monetarists have different approaches to address these aspects and don´t share the same priorities.
In order to reveal the complex relation between economic growth, well-being and happiness, there are certain questions: Is economic growth the basis of human progress and development? Why is capitalism successful, while communism has failed? What is the relation between economic growth, well-being and happiness, considering the Easterlin paradox?
From a False Age of Prosperity to a Democratic Era, A Science Fiction Story of Capitalism and Communism
It was the year 2060. After the third world war, the President of the European Union is elected World President, establishing a dictatorship that would lead to a serious economic crisis, unprecedented in human history. In the year 2228, the dissident scientists reached an agreement to travel through time and avoid the establishment of the global dictatorial government.
In this publication, two arduous and complex topics are analyzed, masterfully considered by the Lord (human suffering and perfection), whose approach far surpasses any of the imperfect solutions proposed by human beings. In addition, suffering is an undeniable condition of the human life and perfection is an innate aspiration of the human being, which is related to Grace.
The bitcoin is the first decentralized cryptocurrency. Also, it is one of more than 700 electronic currencies, which are ambitious attempts to create digital money that can replace the traditional payment methods. Although cryptocurrencies are recognized, accepted and used as money by some agents, these aren´t money, nor do these satisfactorily fulfill the main functions of money.