Yuri Shevchouk

My Ideas and Thoughts

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When you see/hear/feel evil don’t brush it off.

I remember hearing at the church from the priest a statement that did not make sense for me for a long time, until recently. The statement would go something like this: “there is evil lurking at every corner, we as Christians need to fight it and show the love of God throughout our actions, to fight evil”.

When I would hear this I would think that this sounds very farfetched, most people are good, only the crazies can do really evil stuff.
As I’m learning more and more about the world I’m realizing that evil is all around us, evil is in our money system, evil is in our governments, evil is in the taxes. If you think critically about our world you will notice that evil is everywhere even in your family and friends.

Let’s use some examples; imagine a family member drinks and drives, has many one night stands, take advantage of women when they are drunk. Another example could be that a...

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Don’t do what everyone else does.

I was talking to a colleague recently about financial planning, I presented some ideas to her but her response was “well, what I do is what most people do”. She was trying to explain that just putting some money into for example a mutual fund is what most people do, and therefore she does that too.

I had to stop her and point out that doing what most people do yields results that most people get, meaning that because so many people are getting the same result as you, that will make your result the average.

For extraordinary results, you have to do extraordinary things.

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I call it “facing the lion”, you have to look fear in the eyes and challenge it. When you go against the grain of society, when you do things that are not common, you will get a lot of pushback. First from family, then friends and even strangers, these people will be shocked by your views and actions. And having...

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Why did I start this blog?

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they choose to share everything they have learned throughout life.

Through this blog I want to share my ideas about everything, a discussion is encouraged here, and I want those interested to learn something new.

Topics will get chosen spontaneously.

There are no hidden motives here, only my thoughts on various ideas.

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