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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Non-judgmental Ethics Sunday: My Ex Is Advertising for Sugar Daddies. Can I Tell Her Mother?

posted by Joshua on October 30, 2016 in Ethicist, Nonjudgment

Continuing my series of responses to the New York Times’, The Ethicist, without imposing values, here is my take on today’s post, “My Ex Is Advertising for Sugar Daddies. Can I Tell Her Mother?” I recently broke up with a longtime girlfriend. We are both in our mid-20s. She was temporarily without work for the[…] Keep reading →

The core of my leadership technique

posted by Joshua on October 29, 2016 in Education, Leadership

I’ve been refining how to describe my technique in leading others succinctly: Leading others is about behaving and communicating so the other person feels comfortable sharing their vulnerabilities. Their vulnerabilities tend to be their greatest passions and strongest motivations. Their sharing their passions makes them feel understood and open to being led to act on[…] Keep reading →

Less food packaging = more food variety

posted by Joshua on October 28, 2016 in Nature, Tips

The set of packaged and unpackaged food is greater than the set of only unpackaged food. You would think that restricting your diet to avoid packaged food would lower its variety. I have found, to the contrary, that avoiding packaged food has increased the variety of food I eat. When companies choose to package food,[…] Keep reading →

Economists contradiction between economic growth and job loss

posted by Joshua on October 27, 2016 in Blog

Economists always claim that we need populations to grow for economies to grow, which they seem to regard as a necessity. I’ve never understood why growth is necessary, when what we need is to distribute life’s necessities—food, water, shelter, etc—among people. Anyway, take economic growth as a necessity for the sake of argument. Economists also[…] Keep reading →

3 Obstacles Blocking Your Passion and How To Overcome Them

posted by Joshua on October 26, 2016 in Education, Entrepreneurship, Inc.com

My Inc.com article today, “3 Obstacles Blocking Your Passion and How To Overcome Them,” begins 3 Obstacles Blocking Your Passion and How To Overcome Them Do you wish you could commit to a passion like your role models? Here are 3 hurdles nearly everyone has to overcome. “Jane,” a student in my entrepreneurship class, asked[…] Keep reading →