High unemployment disciplines the capacity of workers to push for wages growth.
If you create enough unemployment you will suppress wage demands given that workers, by definition, have to work to live.
Trade union membership increases the capacity of workers to successfully achieve wage settlements.
The unemployment rate reminds me of the ratio of single men to single women.. Abundance vs. scarcity...
Win-win: Foreigners-locals relations
Foreigners get to 'live like a local' along with more novelty and variety than the local fare.
Locals get this
along with more novelty and variety than the local fare.
The further down the path of self-actualization you are, the more you just look for the absence of red flags and to have fun and be compatible with others.
If they are also receptive to your mindset/knowledge and seek your guidance, it is the icing on the cake.
Peregrinus and Kidd are among the giants on whose shoulders we are standing.
Instead of seeing other men as competitors to put in a weaker or denigrated position, they see them as brothers to boost. Such an inspiration...
Btw if it's a win-win situation does it always matter?
When you both have a great time together?
When he/she is a good prospect who may one day surpass you?
Each gender is the gatekeeper of of whatever the opposite gender desires more.
They say that men are the gatekeepers of commitment, while women are the gatekeepers of sex.
Women are more responsible for reproduction and they enjoy sex more... Men are the gatekeepers of sex
Commitment makes sense only financially when your income is inadequate to raise a family.
Since men are more financially secure and enjoy higher incomes on average... Men are the gatekeepers of commitment
But financial commitment doesn't require sexual exclusivity or "you are my everything" and "I just want to be your everything."
You are there for your kids when they need you, you love and care them, and that's it..
Finding "The One" is overrated: emotionships matter more.. Different folks for different emotional strokes
Contemporary people are increasingly relying on their spouses (and decreasingly relying on their broader social networks) to fulfill their higher level needs.
Whatever happened to 'variety is the spice of life'?
Consider monogamous, till-death-do-us-part marriage in light of Chaos Theory..
Chaos is the science of surprises, of the nonlinear and the unpredictable. It teaches us to expect the unexpected.
Our lives are an ongoing demonstration of Chaos Theory and The Butterfly Effect.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe