The Dutch Revolt, a long and terrible war between Spain and the Netherlands, was from 1568-1648. There were several reasons why the Dutch fought for their independence, but the major one was that King Philip II of Spain was a tyrannical ruler imposing his own beliefs upon the country. The Dutch Revolt started because Philip, ruling as an absolute… Continue reading The Dutch Revolt
The Acts and Monuments of The Christian Church (commonly known as “Foxe’s Book of Martyrs”) was written by John Foxe in the 16th century. For a long time after the book’s publication, it was much sought after, however in our modern society not many people read it. Is it that Foxe’s style and language are no longer compelling, or… Continue reading Still Worthwhile
Many high school students have the ability to get a part-time job at minimum wage, but is it worth the costs? Is it worth the time? This depends greatly upon your situation. If you simply need some money and experience in the workplace a part-time job could give you that. A future employer would prefer to hire someone… Continue reading Time That Cannot be Regained
By writing Utopia, which had ideas that were not in accord with the Catholic Church, was Thomas More putting his life in peril? This hardly seems likely for may reasons. As a work of satire, More did not believe most of what he wrote, he was simply writing the book to show how absurd the renaissance ideas were. No one would have taken the ideas from Utopia… Continue reading Utopia: More’s Satire
Government intervention is praised in many circles as a way to better society. If you take the example of garage/yard sales it could be said that the government would make these garage sales better. But when we look more closely into the matter we find a different story. Garage sales offer an outlet for people with… Continue reading Don’t Touch My Garage Sales!
Considering the changes that are taking place in our economy and workplace, the future looks bleak compared to past generations. Technology has greatly impacted our lives and jobs, and with the coming of robots and other such technology we can expect the change to continue. One way you can assure your employment fifteen years from now… Continue reading Technology, The Undoing Of Our Civilization
There is one important task that a salesman must do in order to be successful. Harry Browne writes about this in his book, “The Secret Of Selling Anything.”The most important task is to serve the customer. Browne believes that a salesman need not be an extrovert or a “smooth talker” neither does it help to be pushy,… Continue reading An Appeal To The Customer