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“The one perfectly divine thing, the one glimpse of God’s paradise given on earth, is to fight a losing battle – and not lose it.” - Chesterton
“The one perfectly divine thing, the one glimpse of God’s paradise given on earth, is to fight a losing battle – and not lose it.” - Chesterton

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"People in a contract provide one another services, but people in a covenant delight in offering gifts."

“Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.” 

-Antonin Scalia

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"You build your career by building on your strengths, but you improve your character by trying to address your weaknesses."

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Legislation designed to keep kids safe have good intentions, but the more formal (and further from the family/community) it gets, the less effective it becomes.

Nosy neighbors are better safeguards than national politicians.

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"...the gridiron was Tebow’s church, a stage from which his action-packed sermons could be heard around the world."

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"If we recognize that they are recent and historically relative, we might begin to imagine a world beyond denominations, or, what amounts to the same, a world where denominations don't matter anymore."

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Why don't more buyer's agents use a similar algorithm to help find their clients the best deal?

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Can doing nothing really save you money?

"‘Doing nothing’ in certain circumstances could save you a great deal of money in the long run – when you are in a better position to scratch that spending itch."

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My review of a new theory in behavioral economics that suggests language may be the culprit of low savings rates.

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This new Rent vs. Buy interactive from the +The New York Times is the most intuitive and encompassing tool I've seen to date. It considers tax implications, as well as the opportunity costs of choosing one way or another in a given economy.
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