The Stories I Tell Myself By Jose Franco
- May 25, 2021
-- Jose Franco partly believes The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (raised more than 90 million dollars in 2020) is an opportunistic money grab. Instead of criticizing the foundation, The self anointed public intellectual want to share what has helped him improve his quality of life in chapter 17 of his free e-book titled "The Stories I Tell Myself" (Dominican Mother, Puerto Rican Father, 100% American). The author writes, "If someone believes the odds are stacked against them, they shouldn't be embarrassed. Instead, embrace your insignificance and be less personal about disagreements once one realizes that one is only saying that one's point of view is more probable than one's opponent's, not that one is certainly right and he or she certainly wrong. Relativism discourages most people to embrace their insignificance, because the beliefs are not false from the point of view of the believer". In other words, fallibilism gives us pause by reminding us we may be wrong. It emphasizes the risk that we are acting on false beliefs. When individuals discourage respect for rational standards, the confusion created is a smokescreen others also use to hide behind in order to avoid proper scrutiny, even though I'm sure they don't intend it that way.
Despite the best of intentions, when it comes to money matters, any financial advice given to a person has limitations regarding perception and enlightenment. How much you reveal to the person from whom advice is sought and the advisor's capacity to conceptualize, describe, empathize and communicate the best economic course of actions determine the usefulness of the advice. Services like Google and Youtube are used for easy access to endless advice. The pitfalls of this approach is qualifying the soundness and credentials of the advisors. Continue reading............. http://stoopjuice.com/the-stories-i-tell-myself.pdf