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A Lesson from the Chinese View of Humility
The Chinese-American Christian leader Russell Jeung explains how his father taught him a profound lesson on the true nature of humility. Due to the maltreatment ...
Increase in Self-Promotion in Pop Music
This shouldn't come as a surprise, but a newstudy reports self-regard, self-promotion, and plain old bragging are far more prominent in pop music than ...
Researchers Observe 'The Power Trap'
In an article for The Wall Street Journal, researcher Jonah Lehrer noted that most of us are nicer as we're climbing the social ladder. But once we get ...
Poll Reveals Our Six-Part 'New Moral Code'
A recent (August 2015) poll from Barna highlighted what's been called our "new moral code." Here are the percentages of those who agreed "completely" ...
Selfie Mania at a Baseball Game
Editor's Note: Here are two illustrations with basically the same theme. Use one or both of them.
This is the age of the selfie. People love to see themselves ...
The High Value on Becoming Famous
The drive to become famous is becoming a high value for many people in our culture. That's the conclusion of two social observers. In a recent (2014) ...
Building Contractor Cuts Corners, Six Killed
Griffin T. Campbell, 49, of Philadelphia, faces six counts of third degree murder, six counts of involuntary manslaughter and 13 counts of recklessly ...
Alex Rodriguez's (and 'Our') Self-preoccupation
Why would an athlete who has reached the pinnacle of success risk it all by taking anabolic steroids? By 2001, Alex Rodriguez (or A-Rod) had been awarded ...
Linda Ronstadt Shares Her Struggle with Envy
In her new book, Linda Ronstadt: Simple Dreams, the 11-time Grammy Award singer recalls the first time she heard fellow singer Emmylou Harris.
My first ...
Financial Leaders Have Lost Their Moral Compass
An online survey conducted by New York law firm Labaton Sucharow of 250 financial professionals revealed the following:
- 52 percent felt it likely their competitors had engaged in unethical or illegal activity to gain a market edge.