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Good man?

Toby Ord is a university researcher earning not much more than the average salary. So why is he giving away £1m over his lifetime to help address global poverty?

When Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg pledged to give away most of his wealth during his lifetime, some British commentators bemoaned the lack of philanthropy on this side of the Atlantic.

But an academic at Oxford University is living off little more than £300 a month in an act of charity-giving that is arguably more impressive than those of Zuckerberg, Gates, Buffett and co.

Midnight Thoughts

Just reading:

My favourite one so far is the second point: Not bearing grudges, makes you healthy. I think that is true.

As far as I see it, holding grudges is a black emotion. A black emotion needs to be rid of along with things like jealousy. It's all about achieving to be a better person with being aware of God in your surroundings.

And for the worriers: and chase away your worries by remembering the blessings that Allah has bestowed upon you.

For those who are too lazy (this is one of my black emotion/characteristics) to click on the link: