Gris Anik - Blog http://www.grisanik.com Gris Anik - Blog :: Path toward system change en Gris Anik http://www.grisanik.com/static/images/logo-rss.png Gris Anik - Blog http://www.grisanik.com 221 55 Religious Donations http://www.grisanik.com/blog/religious-donations/ Somehow, throughout history, we have been gathering around our fires and holy grounds. For thousands of years, we have been told that we should build places of worship. Even now, when one would think we’ve had enough time for everything to settle down, different religious leaders still compete to build more, taking yet more ...
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2017/08/23 09:57 Gris Anik
It is Your Fault the Rich are Getting Richer http://www.grisanik.com/blog/it-is-your-fault-the-rich-are-getting-richer/ No, this is not one of those motivational speeches where I am trying to convince you that you can become rich if you start wishing. Also, it is not one of those stories where I am explaining that you’ve let this happen by not engaging in political processes. Although all those contributed to the issue, this is not what I want to address ...
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2017/08/16 16:00 Gris Anik
Permanent Solution http://www.grisanik.com/blog/permanent-solution/ Note to readers: This is part of an internal dialog. “You” is not really you, but me as a mirror and sum of our society. Imagine a homeless guy sitting on a street and people passing by. Glancing at the poor fellow from the corners of their eyes, each person thinks something different about him. One person is thinking, “This guy smells,” with an explicit feeling of disgust and anger. Another has an internal monologue, “Oh boy, he will ask me for money. Do not look him in the eyes. But, should I give him money? I do not want to give him money. Well, I ...
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2017/08/09 12:00 Gris Anik
Investors vs. Progress http://www.grisanik.com/blog/investors-vs-progress/ Recently, article called “CRISPR gene editing can cause hundreds of unintended mutations” went viral in the media. I read it quickly and posted a tweet more as a personal note, thinking at the time, “Well, there are benefits, but there are dangers, but that is no reason to stop, and, I should ...
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2017/08/02 09:30 Gris Anik
Funding Issue http://www.grisanik.com/blog/funding-issue/ In order to succeed with business you need focus, perseverance, stubbornness, and the ability to work hard, learn, and change... and combining all of this with enough money could make even a lousy idea a huge success. Money gives you the ability to do things otherwise unimaginable. Working hard is often required, but it is not a magic formula for success. There are many people out there who busted their balls working on their ideas, and they have not succeeded, just because they could not secure money. After a while, they found out that someone else with powerful friends took exactly the same approach and ...
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2017/07/26 09:00 Gris Anik
Do We Need Cars? http://www.grisanik.com/blog/do-we-need-cars/ I mean, do we need to own our own cars and do we need to have them at all? The self-driving car idea is taking off more and more, and, at this point, it is obvious that that ship has sailed, and it cannot be stopped anymore. Even attempting to curb the progress with “self-driving car ban” legislation will not help at this moment, as other countries around the world will continue, simply because, from the point of view of capitalism alone, it makes sense. Humans are very good at optimising processes, and self-driving cars are just one of many ...
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2017/07/19 08:00 Gris Anik
Elon Musk Was Wrong About Population http://www.grisanik.com/blog/elon-musk-was-wrong-about-population/ Sometime ago, in an interview with CNN, Elon Musk expressed concerns about the population problem we will experience in the future, counter-arguing the popular belief that overpopulation is the biggest issue by saying that shrinking population is a huge issue. ...
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2017/07/12 10:20 Gris Anik
About Removing the Drudgery of Poverty http://www.grisanik.com/blog/about-removing-the-drudgery-of-poverty/ Imagine a homeless guy sitting on the street. Around him, people are passing by. While they walk, they spot the poor man, and different thoughts immediately cross their minds. One thinks, “This guy stinks,” followed by short feeling of disgust and anger. Another guy thinks, “He is asking for money. Should I give him money? I do not want to give him money,” then some other: “Damn, I have only plastic.” Some other: “Here you are, fellow... That felt nice, but could I give him more? I had a few coins more; that was stingy of me... I could... I should give more... now I feel ...
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2017/07/06 09:00 Gris Anik
Scaremongering http://www.grisanik.com/blog/scaremongering/ In regards to many things I write like global warming, possibility of nuclear war, technological unemployment, decline of human rights and many more, I am not trying to scaremonger you. Scaremongering would mean that I spread fear without any purpose or that I want to spread fear just for the sake of fear, but I am not doing that. In fact, I do not care whether you are scared or not, so long as you can take appropriate actions on the approaching danger - actions that could save your and other people's lives - really it does not matter whether you will shake like a leaf or be like hippos ...
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2017/06/28 11:30 Gris Anik
My Publishing Experience http://www.grisanik.com/blog/my-publishing-experience/ Around the middle of November 2016, I published my first book, “System Upgrade v2.016.” This is not the first book I wrote in my life. The one before this was longer and more difficult to read. It was a cross-section of many philosophies, more introspective, much more complex... but, as I never got support from the inner circle of my friends, who were unable to understand it or unwilling to read it, it never got out. That had a quite negative influence on me, as I felt too insecure to even ...
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2017/06/21 11:00 Gris Anik