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Imagine yourself out on a very hot and sunny day. You are exhausted, thirsty and sweating. You decide you need to drink cold water, need air conditioner, need to pee and even sit for a while to relax while using a WiFi to surf the internet. But you are out of cash.
There is a bank close to you. What do you do? I bet some banks might start watching out customers who are inside the banking hall not for any real transactions, but to use free facilities.
I saw a camera lens online that I wanted.
It was used. There were no bids.
I put in a bid at just over $425.
There were 2 hours left in the auction. An hour goes by. No bids. I'm excited. It's an amazing lens.
Oh so you wanna go?!?!?!?
Oh you think you are a baller, huh?!?!?!?
Then this escalates into a full blown bidding war. I am ignoring phone calls as I pound on keyboard.
We get to $725. He puts a bid at $730.
I then have an epiphany.
Dude. Do you really want to bid more than that for a used lens? You can buy it new for $790.
I bowed out.
There are many situations in life where we don't even realize that we are trying to “win".
The problem is that we are trying to win the wrong game.
In life, we often find that the price of winning is losing.
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Known as the Golden Bridge, it stands 1,400m above sea level above the Ba Na hills, offering majestic views of the surrounding countryside.
They used 210 million cubic meters of rock, sand and limestone from 16 different quarries to create this Island.
The highest ever for a fortune 100 company, Facebook has approved the sum of $10m for the security details of their CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg.
The million-dollar pre-tax allowance is a jump from last year’s $7.3million allocated for home security, body guards, and private air travel.
Former Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted a plea bargain to plead guilty to tax fraud and in return get a suspended sentence of 2 years and a fine of £16.9m.
The Portuguese was accused last year by the Spanish state prosecutor on four counts of tax fraud valued at 14.7 Million Euros. The tax fraud was stipulated to be within 2011-2014 year.
The prosecutor accused the Portuguese talisman of having used shell companies outside the country to hide financial earning made from the image rights. The accusation does not include his Salary during his time at the Bernebeu. Ronaldo in a court hearing last month denied any wrongdoing when asked by the Judge.
In 2016, Barcelona attacker Lionel Messi received a suspended 21-month jail term after being found guilty of defrauding tax authorities 4.1 million Euros.
Meet Pa Celestine Egbunuche, sentenced to death and seem to be serving a life sentence in an Enugu State Prison. Enugu is a city in the Eastern part of Nigeria.
Pa Celestine clocked 100 years on August 4th, 2018. He was condemned to death along with his son, Paul and another relation, now 87.
They were said to have been engaged in a fight over a piece of land and in the process, somebody died. With such fate, Pa Egbunuche has for over 17 years lived in desolation and hopelessness.
The post is sort of paradoxical in so many ways. In finding a reason not to love our minds are capable of being led by our insecurities to find something to spoil the beautiful thing we might have going.
No one is perfect, some of us are cowards that continually look for excuses to spoil what we have.
In a world full of monsters, assassins, and psychopathic vampires, it's a miracle any one left is sane. A young emotionless assassin finds himself cut off from his past life, and on a treacherous journey into forbidden territories. He, alongside a group of scarred heroes, have come with a sense of vendetta to do the unthinkable that would either save them, or damn them all to hell.
Love is a big battle and it is hard for anyone who gets involved to leave without a gunshot or knife wound. No one ever escapes without an injury. Poems have been written but none can justify the right reasons to love.
Do you love someone because of a quality that can easily vanish into thin air? If yes, you are loving for the wrong reasons.
Any quality that can vanish takes the love with it when it goes, and you are left with another human not different fr everyone else on the street.
What then should we consider when loving? What are the right reasons to love? The answer is simple. Don't love for a reason, but find a reason not to love. If there is a reason not to love, just move on. If howerever, there is no reason not to love, love with all your heart.
The right reason to love is nothing because love is natural, but hate is borne out of reasoning. Justification of the reason is not the subject for this essay. But never ever find the right reason to love. Just find the reason not to love and if you can't find that, love with all your heart.