Let’s Get Mad!

Television.We’ve lost our heads to it, replaced our heads with it seems. We’re too busy being entertained to think. The media is pulling the strings, and we’re their puppets. This write is inspired by the movie Network (1976), and street art. Network (1976) is an American satirical film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about a fictional television…

Help Stop Child Trafficking

“Cambodia is a source country for men, women, and children who are subjected to sex trafficking, forced labour, and domestic servitude. Poverty and debt bondage results in thousands of Cambodian children being sold and trafficked in the modern slave trade every year.” In 2010, I visited a village in the Kampong Speu province of Cambodia….

Aung San Suu Kyi Finally Free

A symbol of hope in the struggle for democracy and human rights. Being her father’s daughter, she says she cannot help but get involved. Her father, Aung San fought for Burma’s independence from colonial rule, but the struggle continues for what Suu Kyi calls Burma’s second independence. Burma’s hope to be a truly democratic country…

Diversity Management: A Palette of Colours

Globalization has changed many things for us in the 21st century. One of the things it has changed that is relevant to this topic is the population of the workforce. Globalization has created a diverse workforce in terms of ethnicity, race, gender, geographic location, religious beliefs, personality type, physical characteristics, education, age, sexual orientation, income,…

In Love!

Like a bird sitting still waiting to ride the wind, waiting to flutter its fluffy wings and fly through the infinite sky of possibilities. Watching the sunset from a bird’s eye view, watching the spectrum of space open up to a bigger picture where I’m the observer looking into a crystal ball. The trees gasp…

Globalization: A Threat or an Opportunity?

The general definition of globalization is a global process which makes products, prices, rates of interests and profits, and wages similar everywhere. It also accelerates the flow of money, goods, people and cultures all over the world. It is basically standardizing everyday life all over the world. A sociologist by the name of Anthony Giddens…

Social Psychology

Essentially, social psychology’s emphasis is mainly on understanding the causes of social behaviour – on identifying factors that shape our feelings, thoughts and behaviour in social situations (Baron & Byrne, 2000). For example, some of the questions that will be answered in this topic are: Why do human beings act so aggresively and violently towards…

Finding Balance

“Rock balancing is an art form which requires patience and sensitivity to generate.” Finding the fine tip of balance to hold oddly shaped rocks which appear highly improbable and impossible to balance perfectly together in a stack.  

Six Degrees of Separation and Synchronicity

“Six degrees of separation is the theory that everyone and everything is six or fewer steps away, by way of introduction, from any other person in the world, so that a chain of “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps.” Traveling is not always about…

Social Enterprise as a Mediator between Two Rivals – Capitalism and Charity

Imagine capitalism and charity as two distinct personalities. Capitalism is a greedy fat cat dressed in a corporate suit, and Charity is a peace-loving love dove on an altruistic mission. Capitalism’s primary motivation is to gain the highest profits. On the other hand, Charity’s main drive is to change the world for the better. Now,…

The world as I see it – a massive optical illusion

Many times I get the creepy feeling that nothing is as it seems. I’m sure I’m not alone in this. The optical illusion in the picture above shows a human skull as the overall image, but if you focus on the picture, you will see a woman looking in her vanity mirror. Focus then unfocus….

The Tao of Charity

Most people would agree that poverty is a big problem in our world today. Let’s rethink this notion. Is poverty or wealth more problematic? Which causes more problems and harm to the world? A poor man may commit petty theft because he doesn’t have enough to eat. On the other hand, a rich man has…