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People make decisions in life being influenced by a wide variety of factors. In modern days, TV was a major factor as the old Depeche Mode song well said it “Let me see you make decisions, without your television”. Whereas, … Continue reading
“money is a matter of functions four, a medium, a measure, a standard, a store” Alfred Milnes (1844 – 1916) What is money? At present, by most economic standards, BTC holds up quite poorly as a form of money. It … Continue reading
Although the event that took place on United where the crew had a passenger being dragged out of the plane for the simple reason of not willing to give up his seat it’s abhorring and should never happen, it could … Continue reading
Many authors are quite creative and may not need to read much when it comes to getting ideas and perspectives for their own writing. However, there’s always a good reason they should read more than the average individual. One reason … Continue reading
Free-marketers are often ridiculed for suggesting the welfare state can be substantially replaced by free enterprise: not sure what to call those which even dare suggest that able-bodied adults would be better off with more invigorating freedom instead of a debilitating dole. The Case … Continue reading
As students are always looking for the best opportunities to earn a living after completing their studies, one of the discussion topics that always comes up in all the courses I teach is, of course, where are the places with the best opportunities. Incidentally, as … Continue reading
3. Postmodern Architecture. In the 70s architects were already starting to look beyond the principles of modernism; Kenneth Frampton published his book, ‘ Towards a Critical Regionalism ‘, in which he sought to provide a modern architecture tied to a … Continue reading
2. The Modern Movement was characterised by a radical rejection of the principles of traditional architecture and embarked on a titanic quest of rethinking architecture from a strictly functionalist perspective. According to modernists, the purpose of architecture is not to … Continue reading
I was asked by Dan Livis to write an article that focuses on the ways in which architecture affects / influences the progress and evolution of humanity. Since the subject is extremely broad, I will address it in terms of … Continue reading