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?read more
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. read more
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. read more
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. read more
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.read more
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. read more
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. read more
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. read more
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.read more
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. read more
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. read more
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. read more
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.read more
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:
"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...read more
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.read more
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. read more
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.read more
The term 'pinnacle' is problematic. What do you mean by it?
I think this question suggests a misunderstanding of the evolutionary process because it assumes that there is some sort of a design, a thinking process that culminated to us. As though something - a book - has been written and we are at its final chapter. It is a question that I expect coming from a religious perspective. read more
Just broadly, if you are to create a website, these are the steps:
Step 1: Answer these questions
1. Know what type of website is it? How does it make money?
2. What features does it need?
3. What will the user experience and information flow be like?
4. Who is your target market / audience?
5. How are you different to your competitors? What are you offering your audience? read more