We seem to expect too much from people. Most especially those we have very high regard for.
We live in a changing world. A world of hustling and hustlers.
A world of the fastest not neccesarily the most brilliant making it like bandits. As a matter of fact banditry is the order of the day.
It shouldnt have come as much of a surprise to me when someone i held in high esteem did a Dan blocker in a meeting i attended.....more like the artful dodger.
Envy is best defined as a resentful emotion that "occurs when a person lacks another's(perceived) superior quality, achievement or possession and wishes that the other lacked it.
Bertrand Russell said envy was one of the most potent causes of unhappiness. Not only is the envious person rendered unhappy by his envy, but they also wish to inflict misfortune on others.
However, psychologists have recently suggested that there may be two types of envy: malicious envy and
I hope followers of my siddon-blog will enjoy this TEDTalk by Bryan Stevenson as much as I did. Key phrase was "The opposite of poverty is not wealth -- the opposite of poverty is justice"
I am really really loving Rio Ferdinand and his spiritedness lately. He is gradually transforming from an overpaid playboy footballer into a courageously principled individual with a high sense of worth and purpose who is not afraid to stand for and defend his principles even at great cost to himself personally.
Last week he refused to wear a campaign T-shirt in support of the "Kick it Our Racism Campaign" in the warm-up to Saturday's game against Stoke City as a gesture meant to
Here's another one of my thoughts about Humans in Animal Skin or is it Animals in Human Skin. In a recent post I described the Honeybadger, one of my fav animals. Today, the animal I want to describe is THE MEERKAT.
Here's a good description I found on the web:
The meerkat is a small mammal that inhabits the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa. Meerkats are highly social animals that live in groups called a "mob" or "gang".
Sometimes an individual meerkat