Question Everything, especially what you already agree with.

Most people think that they question everything, they really do, but that fact of the matter is that everyone has a pretty substantial blind spot regarding whatever they personally believe. We can see countless examples of this, from the religious fundamentalists constant skepticism of modernity to the conspiracy theorists outright rejection of self-evident truths, to the bloody-minded, dogmatic rhetoric of the radical identity politico. Willing to flagrantly deny the role evolution plays in the development of society while having the audacity to call themselves “enlightened: or “progressive.”

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Kidney for Sale | Financially Backwards

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Being financially backwards seems to be the latest craze. I’m sure I’m not alone when I look at my bank balance and wonder where my money has gone. But frankly it has gone beyond a joke recently. I don’t think I’m wasteful with my money, so what happens to it? I have a budget which I have to stick to. I work as much as I physically can. And yet there appears to be little gremlins living in the bank that eat my hard earned pennies on me.

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