Why are Smartphones Designed to Break, and What Can Be Done About it?

Redundancy is built into technology so companies can maximise profits

One minute your smartphone, laptop, or headphones are working as they always have. The next, bam, they start malfunctioning. Suddenly, the battery on your phone drains after a few minutes. Your…

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Redundancy is built into technology so companies can maximise profits

Why Charities Aren’t Designed to Solve Social Problems

Charities relieve the symptoms of social problems; they aren't set up to deal with the causes of them

Charities make the world a better place. Without them, the people and causes they support would be helpless, left to suffer and without a lifeline. The UK alone has 168,000 registered…

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Charities relieve the symptoms of social problems; they aren't set up to deal with the causes of them

What Would Society Look Like if Humans Were the Size of Ants?

While society appears to be functioning, it is functioning in a dysfunctional way

“One fish says to the other fish, how’s the water today? To which the other fish replies, what water?” The fish does not know there is any water because water makes…

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While society appears to be functioning, it is functioning in a dysfunctional way

Is Greed Important For Success in Life?

If you want to 'win' at capitalism, you must be self-interested and greedy.

In 1986, Ivan Boesky made a speech at the University of California, proclaiming “greed is healthy.” When growing up, we’re all taught that being greedy is a less than desirable character…

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If you want to 'win' at capitalism, you must be self-interested and greedy.