Two years ago I made a blog post about poverty thinking and how that can be a cause of impoverishment. I showed that on some level many people see the wealth of the world as being like a pie, and if you make your piece bigger, someone else will get a smaller piece. Not wanting to harm others, people with this mode of thinking settle for what they have. What I pointed out, however, is that when you make your piece bigger, the entire pie grows in size, increasing the wealth of everyone. Today, I think I would put it this way: As long as your means of obtaining wealth was ecological—by which I mean good for you, good for those around you, and good for your community and the world—your
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Today is May 21, 2011. According to Harold Egbert Camping, a 90-year-old media mogul (his company owns over 150 radio stations in the U.S.) focused on a version of Christianity, today is the day of the Rapture.
Harold Camping being interviewed in 2011
If you're still reading this, you weren't raptured.
Sorry about that.
Of course, you may have missed his previous prediction of the Rapture for September 1994, so if you're still reading this and over 17 years old, you're doubly unlucky.
According to Camping, after those Christians God has chosen are "raptured" away to heaven (God determined this at the beginning of time, and neither belief nor