Pragmatists vs. Academicians

If there is one word you’ve seen emphasized throughout this entire website, it is the word “pragmatic.” I think now would be a great time to define that term. prag·mat·ic/pragˈmatik/ Adjective: Dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations. Since the topic of this conversation…

Speed Reading – The Real Deal or All Hype?

Recently, I was browsing the net and I came across a few articles that described speed reading as one big scam.  The reasoning was that: its impossible for a person to read at a fast speed, comprehend what their read and retain the information all at the same time. Are the authors of those articles…

The Enslaving Of A Nation Without Use Of Chains

The foregoing article is Part 2 of a 3-part series. Part 1 is titled “What’s The Difference Between Credit & Debt?” In the previous article, I attempted to sharpen the blurred line between credit and debt. The intended purpose of that article was to explain how credit and debt affects the average person. But now…

The Lost Concept Of Value

THE LOST CONCEPT OF VALUE By Theodore De Dumas of The Young & Opulent Group “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value” – Albert Einstein In today’s modern age, the concept of value, has, well, lost its value. People no longer have the drive to…

What Exactly Is Boredom?

WHAT EXACTLY IS BOREDOM? By Theodore De Dumas Being bored! A feeling that has taken a hold of many in the population of the world. By definition, bored means “to weary by dullness, tedious repetition, unwelcome attentions, etc.” (Random House Dictionary). At the most basic level, being bored is nothing other than being tired of…