Protestant work ethic
Not only are vacations relaxing, but they can boost our productivity and creativity -- if done right.
There are two broad philosophies on how to have one's coffee, and two broad philosophies on how to live one's life. Both questions are inextricably linked.
Is work ethic always instilled -- by parents, in young children? Can it be learned later on or, in fact, even be inherent?
Are Protestants more creative than Catholics and Jews? The internet has been abuzz with reports about a new study purporting
The idea of a Protestant or Puritan work ethic has worked its way into national lore. But in looking at the religious engines of economic growth, new research indicates it may be just as helpful to talk about an Islamic ethic or a Jewish ethic or a Buddhist ethic.
Americans are the most individualistic people in the world. This may be a remnant of the Protestant rejection of church hierarchy and emphasis on a personal relationship with God.