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Our story: 22. More on money

What is money? There are a surprising number of answers to this.  I will start with the one I learnt most recently. Money belongs to a set of words defined by Juval Harari as “fictive”. 1,157 more words


It’s all about Choices

Every day we are constantly bombarded with numerous options and varieties in our life, and we end up choosing something or making ‘Choices’. Determined, confused, forced, risky, etc are the prevalent nature of choices that people make in their life. 316 more words

Deconstruction Conversations

This isn’t a sob story.

This isn’t a pity party.

This is a “me too” moment.

Anyone who has gone through a deconstruction of their faith will recognize this. 359 more words

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Our story: 21. Foundation money

“Global annual military spending tops $1.2 trillion.” There are 8,000,000,000 of us. UN estimates 7.5 billion humans.  We are increasing every year by about 50 million, with about half the deaths than births.  802 more words


Polar Bears and Waterfalls

The other night I had the most incredible dream. I was walking on a very narrow and rocky path along the mountainside. I know there was someone else with me but I can’t remember who it was or if it was anyone I actually know. 706 more words

Night thoughts 

What are you thinking about while you are lying down at night? Are you sorting your thoughts from numerous events that happened today? Maybe you’re pondering on how tomorrow’s day will flow. 297 more words


Our story: 20. Foundation vision

Public health was born in antiquity (or even earlier). Modern public health emerged in the 19th century and transformed society. Separation of sewage (shit/crap/poo) from drinking water; vaccines; and more recently antibiotics and modern medicine mean that humans live more than double our biological expectations. 915 more words