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Who knows best?

The more ‘correct’ a country tries to be – and the more laws it passes to micromanage the minutia of it’s citizens’ behaviour – the less tolerant it becomes. The list of things that are ‘illegal’ now is growing at … Continue reading

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Human nature – born selfish or capable of more?

The question of human nature is a central one I think. It underpins the question : are we capable of having a better world than the one we have, or are any alternatives doomed to descending into chaotic/oppressive amplifications of … Continue reading

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When the Arab Spring has sprung

When religious political parties are democratically elected to power, it’s ok.. isn’t it? What exactly is wrong with religious and/or fundamentalist governments if they are democratically elected? Many in the west think of it as an automatically bad thing to … Continue reading

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The global financial system isn’t broken, it’s capitalism working just fine

[Here is a response I posted on the Guardian website in response to this article. If you have read that and followed the link here, please read further down for more.] You can’t fix our global financial & monetary system, … Continue reading

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The illusions of our democracy

I know we’re not supposed to be thinking about this stuff.. It’s not allowed.. but here goes. Does democracy give us real freedom of choice, or just the appearance of it? I’m fascinated at the moment with the question of … Continue reading

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A World Without Money

So we’re a few posts in now and I’m aware that I haven’t really spelled out exactly what this blog is about. While it is meant to be an organic exploration of many things, there is a central idea that … Continue reading

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How to be rich

We all want to be rich don’t we? ..but we can’t all be rich. There’s not enough money to go around. Besides, if everyone was rich then no one would be..
So under this system, someone has to lose if someone … Continue reading

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The defiance, the Idealism..

The world is broken and it is up to us to fix it. Here, idealism means believing that ideals or dreams of an ideal state of being have innate value. Put simply, we are capable of creating a world that … Continue reading

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