What To Do With Your Tiffany?

This morning I’ve read a beautiful story on Medium. It was about a girl named Tiffany who got really disappointed with her boyfriend and got rid of him when he called her “useless. What a terrible word to throw at someone you...

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Why I Love Degree Mills

Today My TEFL course said this:

The qualifications required for working in the private sector are lower than in the public sector.

It means that public schools require more qualifications than private schools.

Do they now?

The same course told me few sentences later that private English schools make more money,...

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Are Programmers Idiots?

I have just watched a video explanation of an approach to development called “agile programming”.

I am not going to explain it, because it’s bunch of painfully obvious things that were just given cool names plus stickers plus a blackboard.

It’s things like: “you need to know what the customer wants before you create a program for him, so...

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The Truth is Not in You

Some people like to see themselves as the pursuers of truth.

But have you ever wondered what is the opposite of pursuing the truth? If you don’t care about the truth what do you care about? Lies?

No. I say you care about you.

Let me explain.

There is a real world around us, as we all know. But nobody really...

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Don’t Be Number 1

I read today on Medium about a guy, who is in top 1% in several areas, but mostly in World of Warcraft.

Well, he was, when he was 17. Today he describes his experience in details because obviously, we all would like to know how to spend thousands of hours in a basement hiding from our parents and from our lives to become a legend of World of...

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Professional Christianity

I read some info about Quakers today.

As I read through “what we believe” section I became convinced more and more that in fact I was a Quaker. Evangelical Quaker, to be more precise. Or “a friend”, as they call themselves.

Until I read this:

“Every believer should be related to a local visible part of Christ’s universal Body...

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God, why aren’t you a communist?

I’ve just read a confession from a guy who feels genuinely sorry for being a privileged white man:

On Privilege

What do you think? Should he be sorry?

Who’s fault is it that creator of life on earth was not a communist at heart?

In the perfect world all...

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Why so professional?

Everybody and his brother is professional these days. Or tries to be. There is professional everything: professional art, professional motherhood, professional love, professional faith in God.

Why?

Doesn’t it seem more and more absurd? With every little problem we run to an expert. And the more professional he looks, the more expert he is...

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