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Currently Currency

This will be the last post reflecting on our recent trip to England. Fitting, as it is about the end of the world.

On our hot walk from the room to the station in Cambridge, my wife suggested we stop off at the Scott Museum of Polar Exploration. 515 more words

How Change Happens - Higher Ed. Edition

The current higher education model is flawed.  If we’re serious about changing it, first we need to get serious about understanding how social change happens.  Intentions and action are not enough to bring about desired ends.  1,052 more words


Things to Do in Alabama When You're Dead

If you die in the United States and your death is someone else’s fault, your surviving family members probably can recover legal damages (i.e., money) from the person who wrongfully caused your death. 825 more words


Incentives and Creative Destruction in Deen/Islam

An oft repeated argument by numerous commentators about the benefits of free markets and capitalism is the incentive system it fosters.

Whilst constructively shaping human behaviour is needed in order to positively reinforce the benefit humanity can bring to the wider universe/environment, a question continues to linger about what type of incentive do alternative systems propose, and can they indeed work? 279 more words

Monetary System

Achieving Excellence!

A huge congratulations to all my students who did The Royal Conservatory piano exams in June!!! EVERYONE received First Class Honors and their marks ranged from 84-88!   17 more words



I’ve seen loads of brilliant ideas for Woman’s month. They flood my inbox by the ten-folds. If you are anything like me and get totally overwhelmed by all the choices out there, I have  a secret to share with you. 96 more words


How to quit smoking and donate to charity

Smoking – the toughest habit can be broken

We’re non-smokers, but we empathize with those who want to quit after years of smoking. It’s not easy. 91 more words

Behavioral Economics