Monthly Archives: March 2014

The global economy’s tale risks

Fluctuations in the world’s economies are largely due to the stories we hear and tell about them. These popular, emotionally relevant narratives sometimes inspire us to go out and spend, start businesses, build new factories and office buildings, and hire … Continue reading

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Breaking the code

I eavesdrop a lot. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t press my ear to people’s doors or tap cellphones like the Australian spy agencies did to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife. I eavesdrop when I’m moving about in … Continue reading

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The dangers of certainty: A Lesson from Auschwitz

Philosophy is one of the essential dimensions of human life, and therefore a key pillar of GP. Now before you heave a collective groan, let me clarify that there are different kinds of philosophy. There is the down-to-earth kind that … Continue reading

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