The illusion of stability

As Denise and I were contemplating taking the plunge into the world of entrepreneurship one of the themes we kept circling back to was this idea that we were abandoning stability. I had a good job with “reliable” income, and I was going to put that behind me to pursue something that was very much uncertain.

But the more I thought about it, the more I came to believe that stability is something of an illusion.

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About those “settled” debates

Abortion is a “settled” debate in Canada, so we are told. Gay marriage is a “settled” debate. Climate change is “settled” science. All of these “settled” debates remind me of when I was young I would hear Christians say, with a presumed piety, “God said it, I believe it, that settles it.”

But what does belief that a debate is “settled” do to the conversation?

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