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How the news work (3)

  Knowing who is behind the news and how the news industry works are fundamental things you should understand before consuming any information packed as such. Whoever is behind the news determines what piece of information will or will not get to you. The news industry, just like any other industry, is profit-driven—money and power, basically. Therefore, […]

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How the news work (2)

  Apart from asking who is behind the news, we must understand a universal law about it: it is, above all, a business like any other. Companies behind the news—agencies, radio and TV stations, newspapers, news sites, etc.—need to pay the salaries of its staff, the utilities of its buildings, equipment, technology, and other expenditures […]

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How the news work (1)

  You who like reading, listening or watching the news should know a few things about the inner workings of a newsroom. If you really think it’s essential to watch the news, then at least you should be a conscious viewer. So let’s look at a few points: Who is delivering the news to you? […]

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In search of perfection

  Many times when we think about perfection, the things that immediately come to mind are the ones we lack, that we need to add to our lives. We lack this and that—and we think that everything will be perfect only when there is nothing more to add. However, sometimes perfection is not in adding […]

Thought #25 — The two legs

Part of the series “40 Thoughts of Jesus.” View all previous here, but first learn how the purpose works here.   Follow Me. John 1.43 It is hard to imagine how people would leave behind their houses, business, friends, family members, fears, doubts and personal goals at the sound of two simple words from the […]

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5 lessons to grow intelligently

Do not remove the ancient landmarks which your fathers have set. Proverbs 22:28 There are so many lessons in this short, hardly known verse. Lessons you can apply in your life, family, work and business affairs. Let’s learn some. Things are where they are because someone placed them there. Someone was here before us. They […]

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Why didn’t God leave a picture of Himself?

  And the Lord spoke to you out of the midst of the fire. You heard the sound of the words, but saw no form; you only heard a voice. Deuteronomy 4:12 God never worried about leaving any kind of image of Himself to mankind. Think with me: Wouldn’t it be more logical, easier and […]

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Why does your prejudice yell: “I’m dumb!”

  No matter how absurd the scene in the video above may seem, it’s more common than it seems. And not only with regards to race. Prejudice is all around, whether due to religion, social status, culture, or finances. It’s like Robert Anthony says: “Most people don’t think. They just rearrange their prejudices.” Once I […]

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One thing that all winners do

  In the previous post I pointed out the fact that people lose their wars because they’re not trained to fight them, much less win. I also showed you that God Himself, like a father, trained His children to be soldiers. He trains those of His children who are willing to learn. The emphasis here […]

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Wasting your time on fools

  Some people simply don’t react to an intelligent argument. It’s as if, for some reason, their brain mass becomes gelatin. It simply stops working. This is the case of those who are prejudiced, for example. If you define the word prejudice, you will see that it does not result from intelligence. Someone who considers […]