I Lost Loved Ones to Suicide, Here’s What I Learned.

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In their wake suicides leave a lot of pain, confusion and sometimes mystery. No matter how devastating suicides are there is something that can be learned from them. That is what I discovered in the last four years when I lost my two friends and a cousin to suicide. Quality of life. One of the … Continue reading I Lost Loved Ones to Suicide, Here’s What I Learned.

South Africa’s Violent Protests

As long as I can remember South Africa has always been a country simmering with unrest. Protests turning violent in South Africa is nothing new, in fact they became so frequent and volatile that in 2008 professor Mike Hough, University of Pretoria, published a paper in the South African Journal of Military Studies accessing the … Continue reading South Africa’s Violent Protests

Self-interest vs Selfishness: They aren’t the same thing and here is why.

I overheard an argument a couple of weeks back that made me want to write this stupid post in turn. Basically, the guy was saying that people shouldn’t be angry at corporations for caring only about profit and the government isn’t better either. The corporations want to make more and more money and the government … Continue reading Self-interest vs Selfishness: They aren’t the same thing and here is why.