When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.

Tao Te Ching

How do I start an online magazine website?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 23 Aug 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I'll address the technical aspect of your project because I'm guessing you have worked out the business and operational aspects of your website.   If you want to have different types and levels  of users, writers and contributors with varying access,  restrictions and permissions, then Drupal is a good CMS to use for an online magazine website. It also has great tagging and categorising infrastructure.
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If for some reason, say a self-inflicted catastrophe, humans were to be wiped out from the surface of the Earth, would any of the remaining "Great Apes" eventually evolve to be close to what we consider now to be human?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 02 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I'm not an evolutionary biologist,  just a science enthusiast. From my readings, it may not necessarily be the case that the remaining Great Apes will evolve exactly into Homo Sapiens. Keep in mind there were other types of Homo species that evolved and are now extinct. 
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Why would a startup company looking to prepare healthy meals (in bulk) targeted towards cancer patients not succeed?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 01 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I'm not sure if you're asking because you've tried and it failed or whether you're asking to see if it's a good idea.  If it's the latter, then it might be a good idea and it might work. But the question in business is who will continue to pay for these meals? Will it be the patients, will it be the relatives or will it be the taxpayer,  or another group? Then once that's answered,  the next question would be: is there enough incentive there to continue paying for it?
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Why are studies made on rats?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 02 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I think one of the reasons is that rats have a lot of similarities to us. We shared one of the earliest  mammal ancestor with them. So if we are testing for diseases and cures we test it on them before we test it on us. There might be other reasons. 
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What did Darwin discover that causes atheists to seemingly adhere so much to him?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 03 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Darwin observed evolution through natural selection. His theories and works were strongly rejected by people who believed in god. Darwin's ideas went against the Bible's accounts of how life happened here on Earth.  The story of evolution as it happened here on Earth is a remarkable, beautiful story. So much more than made - up stories in so-called holy books can ever offer. 
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God: Science says life can only come from life so isn't this evidence in favor that God created the first life form since life couldn't have occurred by accident?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 03 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
If there is such a thing where it is said that science says that life only comes from life,  then it would be of some context, like the replication of DNA or the propagation of genes.  But if we are talking about the origins of life, then I don't think that's what our current understanding of Science is saying. 
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Question That Contains Assumptions: Why are so many atheists unwilling to accept that science is just as fallible as they feel that the Bible is?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 03 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
It is your misunderstanding of what Science is that is keeping you stuck. Atheists like myself understand that Science is fallible. Scientists themselves understand that Science is fallible. That is why they keep experimenting and experimenting. They're always arguing and disputing previous theories to keep testing that previous studies came up with correct conclusions. So when you see that, that is a sign that there is healthy science going on.
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I am a not very good coder, but I have found out a currently working way to get 500k people to my site daily and only pay about 1/20 of a cent to get a person to my site. What should I do to get a high return?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 06 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
You're asking how to monetise a website. The answer depends on what your website is  and a few more factors.  In general however, you can monetise a website by either: sell a product or service,  create a membership site where people pay to be a member and the other major way is to attract advertisers to advertise with you.  If you don't have advertisers,  Google and Yahoo offer to share their advertisers with you for a share of the profits. 
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I want to design a website for my craft works, paintings etc. what things I should care about, How do I start and how much would it cost?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 06 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
If you're planning to do this as a serious business, then I would advise against trying to do it yourself. Many people who try to do it themselves end up with websites that like a "do-it-yourself" website. Web design and Web development can get very involved if you want to achieve a professional look as well as function properly. Many potential customers and visitors, having used many websites, base their feelings of a business' credibility on your website. 
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Opportunity Cost: How much risk are you willing to take with your time to start a new project or venture? What are the deciding factors?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 06 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
When I was starting businesses when I was in my 20s, I expected results quickly. I expected to work hard on something for a year and I would see super results. 
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Why do evolution denying christians think that disproving evolution somehow verifies god's existence?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 09 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Understanding evolution is poison to religion, because it enlightens people to understanding the world in  a way that is critical of the truthfulness of religious claims. Evolution proves that the Bible, this supposed word of God, is wrong. If evolution is true,  then the Bible proves to be a false or  unreliable source of knowledge from which to base lives on, and therefore, it couldn't be the word of  an all powerful, mighty  being.
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How do atheists explain the fact that the majority of the world believes in a god? Is it mass delusion? Are atheists smarter or is it something else?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 16 Mar 16 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Are you saying that the more people believe in something, the truer it becomes? Do you not see that truth has nothing to do with the number of people who believe in it?  There was a time when most people believed the Earth was flat. Mathematicians were the early ones who figured otherwise through geometry. Now, through astronomy and space travel, we can physically prove it by getting into a rocket and venture outside the atmosphere. 
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Assume I'm a powerful person who doesn't believe in religion and the afterlife ... I have the power to launch all nuclear weapons in the world's arsenals and want to enjoy the spectacle of annihilating the human race. How would you discourage me?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 07 Nov 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
If you say you "enjoy the spectacle of annihilating the human race",  I think that makes you (your hypothetical character)  some sort of a  blood thirsty psychopath. A psychologist who have dealt with many psychopaths would probably be most qualified to deal with that type of mind. I don't think the rest of us -  Atheists or believers alike would know how to effectively  reason with a psychopath like that without prior training or experience. 
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Does it make any difference to believe or not to believe in God?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 05 Mar 16 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Yes of course. Most conflicts in the world is made worse by people's differences in whether a god exists and what form this god is, as well as what he wants and desires from you, from me and from everyone else. From a more personal viewpoint, would it not make a difference how you live your life, if you believe in an afterlife or if you don't? Of course it does. 
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Does it make sense that I believe in God but I don't have a religion?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 05 Mar 16 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
If you believe that Jesus rose from the dead, and that he is God, and God created everything then you are a Christian. That's what differentiates Christians from the rest.  The fact that you do not read your Bible would, in my eyes, make you a lazy Christian, but you're still a Christian.
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What are the necessary qualifications for an entrepreneur?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 28 Oct 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Qualifications is probably not a good term. Its a word that more or less belongs to academia, job - seeking, etc type-of-thinking.  To start a business, you don't need one set of "qualifications" as such because you can always compensate for your weaknesses.  But if there are a few traits that I think would be important to do business, it would be the following:  
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I am afraid that I will die and everyone will forget me, How can I overcome this fear?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 03 Feb 16 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
"Living a life worth remembering is a path to immortality". I think that was from Bruce Lee. Think of people who lived in the past. We know them because they have done something extra-ordinary, something that propels humanity forward! For me, I think of people like Charles Darwin, Einstein and Galileo, Neil Armstrong...
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Is believing just fooling yourself?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 03 Feb 16 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Believing that things do have the chance of getting better is probably an initial step to wanting to do anything to improve things in the first place. If you do not believe that there is any hope that things will get better, it can have a demotivating effect.  Why even bother? why even try? why even do anything? why even live... it can be a miserable outcome.
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Legal Issues and Law in Everyday Life: How do I legally start a business being disabled with Multiple sclerosis and about to be on disability?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 19 Oct 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
As far as I know in Australia, a disabled person can start a business similarly to any able-bodied person. Unless the disability affects someone's mental and reasoning capacity, s/he is free to register  business name, Australian business number, register with the tax office for GST,  etc... And operate a business. 
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Do creationists really not believe in evolution, even with a perfect understanding of the theory, or do they simply not understand it, and say they don't "believe" based on ignorance?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 11 Oct 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I believe most people don't believe it because they do not understand it. It was true for me and when I continue to listen to those who do not believe it, their line of questioning tells me that they don't know how it works really. For me personally, I grew up in the Philippines in the 80s and went to a private school run of an Episcopalian Church. They did not touch on evolution in primary /elementary school (grade 1-6). This was in the 80s.
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