Where Is My Science?
4-24-17 10:13 AM PST
A few days back there were walks all over the nation and world, for science, and dissenting the proposed spending cuts to scientific research.
I’m really a major aficionado of burning through cash on genuine science, and I think these proposed budget cuts are a way of them being included back in upon negotiations. Be that as it may, regardless of whether they are or not, individuals chose to protest against them.
Presently, do you think every one of these individuals REALLY are for spending cash on science? Attempt this trial and see: make them an offer where they get the chance to give just $250 a month to science, conveyed by genuine researchers to foundations that seek after genuine science. That is $3,000 every year, and if 100,000 individuals walked, that is $300 million gave.
Truly, what number of individuals do you think would agree to accept that program? Not 100,000 I can guarantee you, and perhaps not in any case 10,000. All in all, when you consider it like that, do they truly think about committing money on science? The appropriate response is they want to spend other individuals’ cash on science, while walking to broadcast they are against not committing money to science, and making themselves feel better. At that point, on their way home, they stop at McDonald’s and get a Big Mac with large fries with cash they could have given to science.
Such is human instinct.
The vast majority are this way. They need to feel essential, and they do as such by blathering and droning and waddling, yet with regards to doing the things that matter, they are all of a sudden full of reasons to act and in this case not act except to protest. They don’t generally think about their cause, they think about feeling better than others.
It is, and dependably will be, a human characteristic to need to feel unrivaled and individuals will do anything they can to do as such. On the off chance that you take a gander at the vast majority of the rascals on American Greed, they squander the cash they conned by flaunting to others. They spent it on huge houses, fancy autos, gems, and even offer it to philanthropy, all while supposedly doing so. It makes them feel unrivaled, and superior and will do anything they can to get that inclination.
The main genuine approach to gain the sentiment of superiority is to make yourself superior by means of your activities. The feeling of superiority comes not from rambling and chatter, but rather from making a move to accomplish genuine achievements, that conveys genuine incentive to others. And still, at the end of the day you let others
announce your predominance. This will spread the news, and keeping in mind that it is never a terrible thought to appear to be the unassuming saint, you never altogether deny your prevalence. You let others reach the conclusion that you are superior.
A really better man is an appealing man that others find attractive. A man who carries on about things that make him feel unrivaled is definitely not. He is a fraud, a poofter, a “fake man” in a manner of speaking. Procure your prevalence, and leave the bragging to the broke masses. All things considered, while they invest a great deal of energy bragging, they never truly accomplish anything worthy.
2-2-2017 9:47 AM PST
The BitCoin Scam is a variance of the age old Pyramid Scheme along with the ever popular Ponzi Scheme. In the traditional Pyramid scam the original investors recruit new members via a promise of payments or services for enrolling others into the scheme, rather than supplying investments or sale of products or services. As recruiting multiplies, recruiting becomes quickly impossible, and most members are unable to profit; as such, pyramid schemes are unsustainable and often illegal.
In Ponzi schemes, on the other hand they are based on the principle of “Robbing Peter to pay Paul” – early investors are paid their returns through the proceeds of investments by later investors. In other words, one central person (or entity) in the middle is taking money from one person, keeping part of it and giving the rest to others who had invested in the scam earlier. The Ponzi Scheme is a fraudulent investment operation where the operator, an individual or organization, pays returns to its investors from new capital paid to the operators by new investors, rather than from profit earned through legitimate sources. Operators of Ponzi schemes usually entice new investors by offering higher returns than other investments, in the form of short-term returns that are either abnormally high or unusually consistent.
Promoters will try to minimize withdrawals by offering new plans to investors, often where money is frozen for a longer period of time, in exchange for higher returns. The promoter sees new cash flows as investors are told they cannot transfer money from the first plan to the second. Promoters will also use a strategy that limits the amount of withdrawals over an extended period of time. If a few investors do wish to withdraw their money in accordance with the original terms allowed, their requests are usually promptly processed, which gives the illusion to all other investors that the fund is solvent. How are either one of these related to The BitCoin Scam?
The lure of the One of the biggest BitCoin scams to date has been that of BTCSolar . The gist of the scam was it provided a new investment opportunity for investors to invest in Solar Energy Sector using bitcoins. Bottomline some people got paid but the website and investment evaporated never to be heard from again.