Tag Archives: corruption

Reaction to the 2016 Presidential Election

Back in August I wrote the following blog on the Trump Effect: https://jpierro21blog.wordpress.com/2015/08/22/the-trump-effect/?iframe=true&theme_preview=true. I mention this because it is the main reason for the result of the presidential election. Donald Trump didn’t necessarily win the election based on specific policies … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Summary The Wolf of Wall Street is based on the true story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his experience working on Wall Street. Belfort starts his own company named Stratton-Oakmont, which made money through a pump … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things Wrong With The World

There is no question that we live in a pretty messed up world. One would simply need to turn on the news to realize this. How did the world get to be a place like this? Here is my top … Continue reading

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Would We Be Better off Without Emotions?

Emotion is such a complex concept. Emotions have the power to do some of the greatest good but also some of the worst evil. Positive emotions make us feel good and give our body feelings of pleasure. Negative emotions lead … Continue reading

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