On Competition and Comparison

This is an opinion. Opinions are not facts.

Competing is like accepting your competition is better than you are and you feel a need to meet up. You use the person as a yardstick to measure your success. What happens when you meet up?

Good enough, you compete based on things you can influence.

Comparison is more toxic. In this case, you compare yourself with/to another person based on factors you cannot influence.

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Why I Hate, Hate, Hate Religion

(Sips vodka) Okay, “hate” is a strong word. I loathe, detest, abhor religion. I have biases like everyone and I manage to keep them to myself. Nevertheless, I can’t keep this beef I have against religion to myself. No, no… I can’t respect a belief system that hurts people.

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(Sips more vodka) If this would help, I had a frank conversation with a priest and he admitted two things about religion. Continue reading “Why I Hate, Hate, Hate Religion”