Creating Value

A recent conversation with my brother about the rat race that plagues the millennial and possibly follows all of us to the end of our lives, or rather  our “useful lives”, is the need to use money to create value .  This rat race is the imposed societal belief that we must spend around four decades, the useful decades of our lives in which we’re strong, energetic and able enough to work longer hours, more days and sometimes multiple jobs simply to live fulfilling lives. Like hamsters spinning on a wheel we have accepted that working for 40 something years and retiring at 65 is to live a responsible life.  I have lived and experienced much of my life in low-income communities, especially as an immigrant, and it’s sometimes easy to fall into the propaganda of the rat race and mistake money as being the root of stability and peace of mind. These urges, however, are a deception, a societal fallacy: Money isn’t value.

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The Law: Right vs Wrong — The wrong question to the right answer

Sometimes laws are kept yet society still seems broken — jobs are scarce, wages are low, food is quite expensive, housing is hard to find, things  simply still go wrong. Whether it be corruption, tax loopholes, or social injustice it seems the law doesn’t always preserve right. What then is the purpose of the Law? Is the purpose of the law to determine what’s good or bad or what’s  right or wrong? I don’t think so. Certainly it must observable that the law is blind by nature, it cannot on its own determine between right or wrong. The law can only determine what’s legal or illegal. Legality, in practice, is different from morality.

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The Age of Context

Internet technology continues to evolve and it seems we’re constantly flooded with too much information. Social media has been a great influencer in allowing the creation and sharing of information at a mass. Everyone is saying something, but what are they really saying..

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