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Why The Bikram Yoga Sex Allegations Are A Wake Up Call To Us All

The recent allegations against Bikram Choudhury which surfaced a few months ago are a wake-up call. This article is not about whether Bikram is guilty or not. This article is a call to all of us to use the most important tool we own: discernment and self-trust. This is not the first time we’ve seen somebody who’s […]
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The Truth Behind Capitalism

In 2008, the loss of 11 billion dollars by the world’s largest insurance company, AIG, and the bankruptcy of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers, triggered a domino effect of financial consequences which brought the entire capitalist system within a hair’s breadth of total collapse. But, as the events leading up to the financial crisis were […]
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The Financial Disaster Of Greece & The Lessons We Should Learn From It

The function of loans is an important component in an advanced economy, as it is conducive to economic growth. Individuals and businesses are able to acquire the necessary capital in order to pursue their ideas and innovations past the limits of their own resources. If successful, society benefits from: the creation of desirable goods/services, increases […]
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The Truth Behind Politics

My jaw dropped. Sitting in front of my computer, I watched an interview by VICE news (read here) in which the President of the United States of America openly stated that he is both powerless to stop an imminent war on Iran and helpless to prevent the systematic extinction of all life on our planet – […]
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Sometimes You’re Better Off Breaking The Law. But When?

What exactly is civil disobedience? It’s a tricky one to define. But, for the sake of ease, let’s just say it like this: Civil disobedience is the performance of an illegal act which is directed in some way against the government, for whatever reason. Sometimes, civil disobedience is also known as “non-violent direct action.” Just remember, there’s […]