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Politics

Photo Credit: The New Zealand Observer, work initialled “BLO” In Book III Chapter 9 of Politics, Aristotle concludes that: Political society exists for the sake of noble actions. But is this what we think of when we hear the word … Continue reading

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The Perfect State

Photo Credit: Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. http://www.cngcoins.com One time I was having a lesson with one of my Japanese students and during our discussion he was complaining about corruption in his country.  The whole time I was thinking, “If he … Continue reading

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Borders

The Great Wall of China was built as early as the 7th century BC along the historical northern borders of China to protect the Empire from warlike nomadic peoples.  But it is one thing to designate territorial boundaries and build … Continue reading

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Productive

Photo Credit: Brown University Library Growing up, I never found it appealing to work in a factory.  But now that I know its significance, I see the “beauty” of manufacturing.  Unfortunately, it took me around 15 years to understand the … Continue reading

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NEEDS

Photo Credit: User:Factoryjoe I am not actually a big fan of psychology.  But I do believe in a hierarchy of needs…not necessarily everything in Abraham Maslow‘s theory. I would sum up the bottom 2 tiers of Physiological and Safety as … Continue reading

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Wawasan 2020 & Malaysia’s SMART Tunnel

Photo Credit: Azreey Wawasan 2020 (dua puluh, dua puluh), VISION 2020 in English, is the Malaysian ideal which was introduced by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir bin Mohamad during the tabling of the Sixth Malaysia Plan in 1991. … Continue reading

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Social Studies Class: Las Islas Filipinas

Since I believe that education is the key to transforming society, I’m discussing how we can use Social Studies class to do so. Photo Credit: Greg O’Beirne Honestly, I only had one Social Studies teacher who taught effectively.  She was … Continue reading

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