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We Still Need Holy Days

Posted 02 April 2018

Like Christmas, the Easter season seems to become ever more commercialised.

For some time, important cultural symbols and historical events seem to have become steadily more commodified. Holidays have been stripped of their importance as holy days.

This is no new phenomenon, as sales of seasonal music tracks like "White Christmas" will attest.

Arguably, though, it reached new levels when our culture began to turn people into marketed commodities.

From the middle of the twentieth century, celebrities regularly endorsed brands via the electronic media and... Click for more

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Washing Dirty Feet

26 April 2018

Someone said that it's hard to imagine Mother Teresa spending hours in therapy: her outward focus meant that she didn't have the time, or the need, to concentrate on her own insecurities or fears. What is love? It is the very opposite of selfishness. It manifests itself in selfless, for-the-benefit-of-the-other-first action. Think of what self-centredness would have you do, reverse that, and you have love in... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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