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10,000 trained to spot and help those with dementia

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

When a home owner found an elderly stranger trying to enter her Woodlands flat with a key, she called a local grassroots leader. 795 more words

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A new Paradigm for a new Monetary System [3]

Read Part 1 here, and Part 2

These produced questions, that are counter-intuitive to how we often consider money: First: Could we, creative people, conceive of a money system that is like life? 481 more words

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A new Paradigm for a new Monetary System [2]

read part [1] here

How do we set about creating a system that would represent life better? Inadequate as it is, the Venn diagram below helps me think about how we can stop seeing money as only a means of transaction between people, helps me start from something more whole in human experience. 384 more words

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There is nothing more humbling than studying humility!

Three days ago I was in a conference room full of academics and doctoral students presenting my research proposal at our annual ‘Higher Degree Research’ conference for review, critique and feedback. 347 more words


A new Paradigm for a new Monetary System [1]

Equity, Fairness and Worth

We, or our governments, spend time talking of economics and money, and even more esoteric things like fiscal policies, and when some idea is proposed, there is an instant query about “resources” which usually means, “Where is the MONEY?” Our societies and their institutions are made up of people, made by people, they may seem fixed, but are, like our minds, more plastic than we may wish to acknowledge. 1,007 more words

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