This is the weekly email digest of the daily online journal Brain Pickings by Maria Popova. If you missed last week's edition — Bruce Lee on death and the key to being an artist of life, a Japanese illustrated serenade to change, Nobel laureate Louise Glück's love poem to life — you can catch up right here; if … Continue reading BRAINPICKINGS.ORG NEWSLETTER – I LIKE
"Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives." via Funny Quote of the Day https://ift.tt/2Mb0W2v
Tomorrow is another opportunity. There are thirty people over there who are just waiting for you to help connect them, lead them or make things better. But if you’re still defending the stuck project over here, the one you put so much into, you won’t be able to show up for them. Customers, partners, clients … Continue reading The thing about sunk costs -Seth godin’s newsletter
Do you know why the Dutch didn't rule India though they were the earliest European invaders? It happened when the biggest and the most valuable company in the history of the world was brought down (among other things) by a royal Malayali from India.￼ There was a moment in history when the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie … Continue reading Dutch didn’t rule India – An interesting WhatsApp forward….
Ben & Jerry’s has an online flavor graveyard for their 10 discontinued ice cream flavors. Each one has a photo, life span, and epitaph.
Gracious Father, ruler of heaven and Earth, I strayed from the path and stepped into darkness. My sincerest apologies, I slept through a sermon after a sleepless night. Purge me of sin, cure me of my flaws. Amend my darkened soul so I can make amends for my mistakes.
You shall not worship false idols.You shall see justice is done according to god's will.You shall not attempt to free those who await judgment or punishment.You shall love your neighbor.You shall offer a meal to hungry strangers.You shall care for the world for it is god's creation.You shall not boast about your achievements.You shall not … Continue reading great commandments worth following
Sheer pleasure.Going the extra mile.Bottom's up.Shh, it's a secret.Change the future.We are one.We care.Bigger by being smaller.You come first.Think about it.
3 Exercises & Lessons From Epictetus 1. Remember What’s In Your Control The Enchiridion begins with one of the most important maxims in Stoic philosophy. The importance of distinguishing things that are under our control and things that are not. (Think of it as the Stoic Serenity Prayer.) It is a reminder not to get … Continue reading Who Is Epictetus? From Slave To World’s Most Sought After Philosopher
The Smooth And Happy Bird A Poem by Anonymous Whose bird is that? I think I know.Its owner is quite angry though.He was cross like a dark potato.I watch him pace. I cry hello. He gives his bird a shake,And screams I've made a bad mistake.The only other sound's the break,Of distant waves and birds … Continue reading The Smooth And Happy Bird
List of Funny and Humorous Speech Topics Persuasive Boys gossip more than girls do.Should Trix stop its discrimination and make them for everyone?Blame your horoscope for why things went wrongWhy you should never take on a food challengeBreakup insurance policy should be inventedWhich came first: the chicken or the egg?Why men shouldn’t wear skinny jeansVegetables … Continue reading Funny and humorous speech topics
Happy Dussehra wishes