Tag: Economics

  • Counterfeit Food – The Horse in the Cow

    Counterfeit Food – The Horse in the Cow

    DNA sampling of 27 commercially available meat products had horse DNA in them. One product had a third of horse meat in it.

  • Top Five Must Read Books about Veganism

    Top Five Must Read Books about Veganism

    I am constantly amazed by the incredible perspectives the vegan philosophy encompasses, and perhaps the best way to get this insight is to read books about the subject.

  • Why CryptoCurrency Adoption is Slow in South Africa

    Why CryptoCurrency Adoption is Slow in South Africa

    I believe in the transformative power of cryptocurrency. I think that it can fundamentally change our society for the better.

  • Anarchism – The Best Form of Democracy?

    Anarchism – The Best Form of Democracy?

    I see the term Anarchism popping up more and more lately. But what does Anarchism mean? What’s it all about?

  • Be the Cause, not the Effect

    Be the Cause, not the Effect

    I was chatting to a friend recently, and he is always talking about things he is doing to improve himself. Sometimes what he mentions sounds totally weird, but many times what he mentions is totally Brilliant.

  • Why the World will be Vegan-ish

    Why the World will be Vegan-ish

    There are a lot of arguments for going Vegan. Off the top of my head I can think of five; climate change, animal welfare, enhanced health, addressing income inequality and spirituality. But there is another reason that doesn’t get touted enough. I believe that this reason hands down dictates that the world will be Vegan-ish. There is no doubt that this reason will in actuality be the driving force that turns the world Vegan-ish. The reason is quite an unexpected one : Economies of Scale!

  • The BDS Movement and South Africa

    The BDS Movement and South Africa

    Freedom day, the 27th of April 1994 is a significant date in South African history. This is the year that South Africa become a free democratic nation. After enduring three decades of the Apartheid regime people were free to live their lives, and all were allowed to vote in free and fair elections. The struggle heroes of the time were applauded for having played an important role in bringing about change to the country.

  • One of the Best Speeches Ever :”A Time for Choosing”

    One of the Best Speeches Ever :”A Time for Choosing”

    This is perhaps the best speech I’ve ever heard, and even today its resonates as powerful. Whatever you may think of Ronald Reagan, you have to admit, he was great speaker.

  • The 15 Hour Work Week

    The 15 Hour Work Week

    The economist Joseph Keynes posited a hundred years that we would all only need to work fifteen hours per week by the year 2030. I believe we can get there, however through a different mechanism than he thought of.

  • Acquiring my Tesla stock for ‘Free’

    Acquiring my Tesla stock for ‘Free’

    Technology is opening up possibilities and breaking through boundaries across the board, all to the benefit of us citizens of the world. What’s even better is that all these technologies are starting to work together quite seamlessly.

  • Bitcoin : leveling the play field between novice and expert

    Bitcoin : leveling the play field between novice and expert

    Cryptocurrencies in particular are still so new, that many people from professional investors to novices have the same knowledge; they’re now on the same level playing field. It’s a great equalizer and that means for once the quest for wealth is really about survival of the fittest.