The Edinburgh Trams Nightmare

Over four years ago I started making plans to come to Edinburgh, UK, to study a master degree. Naturally, I did some research into the city beforehand and found out that one of the major local issues was the construction of a tram network that would run from the airport all the way to the […]

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Back in Time

So, if the light from distant galaxies we perceive through telescopes is a snapshot of how it was thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of years old; If there is another civilisation out there, would they not perceive us, maybe millions of light years away, as an inhabitable planet where only molten lava, terrifying electric storms, […]

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Credit is NOT bad

Credit is not bad But the way we use it IS Edilberto Salazar, 35, married, with one daughter, is a man that I met over two years ago while working for an IT firm in Mexico. This man owed over $200,000 (£10,000+) pesos to the bank, more than $100,000 (£5,000+) pesos in taxes, plus his […]

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Insane?

I think one of the most important lessons you can learn in life is that there is  generally a very fine border between anything that has two sides, sometimes even indistinguishable. The most typical example is love, there is a fine border between love and hate. But there is also a fine line between war […]

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Open your eyes, ears, heart, mind

George Orwell mentioned all throughout his masterpiece book ‘Nineteen eighty four’ the thoughts and actions of the proletarians, which are described as ignorant people who can’t care less of anything that happens outside their direct daily lives in his book. Ignorance is bliss. Or as “Goldstein” would say, “Ignorance is Strength”. But I choose not […]

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