How should issues of morality be treated in politics? Should the government embrace one view of morality or avoid enforcing any specific moral code? Morality is a contentious subject in political philosophy. Liberalists argue that we should deemphasize moral questions in favor of reason and logic. Proponents of Aristotle’s political theory, on the other hand, consider moral questions crucial for politics. Michael Sandel contrasts the two philosophies and how they might inform real-life political debates pertaining to morality.
What are troll farms? How do they spread disinformation online? What can be done to stop them? Governments are hiring troll farms to flood social media with disinformation, with the aim of suppressing opposition, sowing division, and ultimately threatening democracy. Social media companies have taken steps to end state-sponsored trolling, but some say it isn’t enough. Keep reading to learn more about what troll farms are and why they’re harmful.
What is the difference between utilitarianism vs. libertarianism? Can the two be reconciled? To what extent should government restrict personal freedoms to ensure public safety and well-being? Utilitarianism states that government should only concern itself with maximizing public welfare. Libertarianism, on the other hand, says that government should only concern itself with maximizing personal freedoms. Michael Sandel explores the difference between these two ideologies and how their views apply to real-life political questions.
What is a sales funnel and how does it work? How can you use a sales funnel to engage customers? Business and marketing expert Donald Miller says to succeed in business, you must add value to the company, explaining his 11 steps to career success in his book Business Made Simple. In the book, he claims that a sales funnel is the most important part of a marketing strategy. Read on to learn what a sales funnel is and how it works in marketing, according to Miller.
What are the predictions for the next recession? How bad will the recession be? How can you prepare? Concerns about recession in the U.S. economy are rising. The majority of economists predict that the economy will go into recession in the near future due to the combination of persistent inflation and rising interest rates. Read on to learn the likelihood of the next recession, based on predictions from President Biden, analysts, and economists.
What are the most important sales skills to know? How can you use these skills to increase sales for your company? According to business and marketing expert Donald Miller, becoming a high-value employee is the key to leading a successful career in an organization. In Business Made Simple, he describes the most important sales skills you should know to make yourself indispensable to an employer. Read on to learn the three most important sales skills of high-value sales professionals, according to Miller.
What will the future of remote work look like in the United States? What threats do fully-remote workers face? As workplaces restabilize post-pandemic, organizations are getting so good at supporting remote workers that they may start replacing remote employees with outsourced contractors. Outsourcing jobs (locally or abroad) could help companies cut costs and hire a diverse team of top talent. Keep reading to learn how outsourcing may affect the future of remote work in the U.S.
Do you lack the motivation to get out of bed in the morning? Are you hitting the snooze button to delay getting up until the last minute? If you’re like most people, you delay waking up for as long as possible. You hit the snooze button and, ultimately, only drag yourself out of bed because there’s somewhere you must be. However, what you’re doing when you hit the snooze button is resisting your life, your day, and creating the life you want. With this in mind, here’s how to muster up the motivation to get out of bed in the
What is Michael Sandel’s philosophy of justice? What are the key tenets of Sandel’s communitarianism? In Justice, Michael Sandel advocates his philosophy of justice and how he thinks it can create a more moral world—”communitarianism.” Communitarianism argues that the goal of the state is to create and preserve a community of citizens by promoting public engagement, kinship, and a sense of belonging. To show how communitarianism works in practice, Sandel offers the following examples of how governments can create and preserve a community of citizens.
Do you have trouble concentrating? How’s your memory? How much water did you drink yesterday? Chances are, your mind could be healthier than it is right now. You could enjoy better focus, more creativity, a lighter mood, a sharper memory, and so on. The solution doesn’t have to be complicated or costly. You can strengthen your cognitive health by practicing a few basic habits. Read more to learn the impact these habits have on your mind, how to get a gauge on how you’re doing in these areas, and how to grow in your consistency in practicing these habits.