Friedman's Hierarchy of Haters A younger woman who works in media recently wrote to me, “How did you build up a thick skin? Something I've always struggled with is not taking things personally and getting upset when people say things that hurt me — in comments, on Twitter, etc.” I explained to her that I have a hierarchy of haters. High-order haters are those who really know how to hurt you; they may have real power or influence(from "Haters Gonna Hate. What’s a Woman to Do About It?" - The…
"When our leaders speak, the thinking has been done...When they give directions, it should mark the end of controversy... To think otherwise, without immediate repentance, may cost one his faith, may destroy his testimony..."- Deseret News "Some things that are true are not very useful"- Boyd K. Packer #LDS #printable #Mormon #free
How religions work: fear, control and keeping adults infantile. Bishop John Shelby Spong describes faith and God in a way that makes our different belief systems feel less like dividers and more like unifiers of our humanity. #LDS
As people with bipolar disorder come out of depressios, the frontal lobe fires up, spurring on a burst of creativity. Geniuses like Van Gogh and Beethoven made their greatest art while in elevated moods immediately following a period of depression.