Archive for February, 2010

Life: Explained

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village. An American tourist complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them. “Not very long,” answered the Mexican. “But then, why didn’t you stay out longer and catch more?” asked the American. The Mexican explained that […]

How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Author Douglas Rushkoff”s most recent work, Life, Inc.: How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back, provides an interesting take on how society and the corporate world currently interact and more importantly, how the market forces have changed society for the worse. Though the book makes some wild assumptions and at […]

The World Economy Crisis – A Crisis in Human Consciousness

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

We often have a tendency to regard the economy as a machine that is beyond the control of mere mortals like ourselves. We see it as something that is bigger than society, and something that our decisions and the responsibility that we take upon selves as we live our lives has no significant bearing on. […]

Mistakes Are Just Concepts Modern Society Has Invented

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

It’s a fact that you can learn from a mistake after you admit you have made it, and that you cannot blame anyone else for your actions because you’ll never learn anything from what you’ve done. You have to own up to your mistake and become responsible. Once you’re able to admit that, you can […]