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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 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?
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.
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.
Humans possess extraordinary abilities that are superior to those of other species and their desires, motivated by primary (physiological and safety) and fundamental needs (belongingness, esteem and self-actualization) have virtually no limits. Overcoming adversities is a fact of spirituality and transcendence, aimed at finding the meaning of life and the faithful fulfillment of that extraordinary purpose.
The incredible human being has extraordinary abilities and skills, but he also is prone to suffer due to his adverse qualities and the disability to react adequately to adverse events and failures. Even many winners are aware of the complex human nature and about the harsh realities of life, and use certain strategies.
Currently, scientists, modern philosophers and religious ones refute the astrological beliefs. The latter are against the ideas of the New Age and the postmodern thought. Obviously, the future is not written in the stars, and the astrology is a controversial, questionable, false, antireligious and anti-Christian pseudoscience, which has no scientific, philosophical and religious foundations.
Good and bad luck are very powerful beliefs that are deeply rooted within the modern culture. Considering that the superstitious thought is proper of the human being, it can be discussed whether good luck is a matter exclusively of superstitions, random circumstances or personal attitudes and abilities, or if it depends on all these factors.
The biblical poem of Job is an exceptional, interesting, emotional, fascinating and mysterious book, which considers some existential mysteries, addressing the problem of human suffering, immersed in a spiritual conflict between the good and the evil. On the one hand, Job was resilient and on the other hand, stand out certain keys of his sensational triumph.
Second Part of The Trial of Pontius Pilate: The World Court crosses the red line between democracy and dictatorship. After the trial against Annas and Caiaphas ends, Transcendence obtains an impressive victory in the elections. However, the ruling magistrates prepare a plan to limit the authority of the new Universal Assembly and aspire to immediately begin the second trial against...