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Buy some happiness!

Religions and self-help books tell us that money can't buy happiness. For example, what happens to most people when they win the lottery? It turns out people think when they win the lottery their lives are going to be amazing. In fact, their lives get ruined. What happens when people…
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What can $10 do?

The Life You can Save initiative decided to take their cameras to Cape Town, South Africa to show what $10 means to people in poverty. $10 probably doesn't mean that much to most of us living in one of the richer countries around the world. For example, if you are…
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Sacred Economics?

The 99% grapple daily with the effects of an increasingly unequal world brought on by a social order that is driven by money and its acquisition.  Indeed, as the global economy keeps growing from year to year, we are nowhere closer to bridging the gap between rich and poor or…
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Meritocracy and Privilege

If the average person was asked to choose between meritocracy and privilege, the resounding majority would pick meritocracy. The reality is in virtually all societies there are children who will be born into privileged families and who will have a head start in life be it choice of school, university…
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