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The Little Savings That Could

Thursday, 17 April 2008, 13:48 | Money Saving Tips, Philosophy | 0 Comment
by Numan

The heap paradox as a powerful metaphor with surprising results. Making the long and tedious process of saving small sums of money more rewarding and more tangible is a formidable effort. We all lose hope when we only manage to save 100$ each month, thinking desperately we will never get to see them amount to […]

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Taking the Moments to Appreciate Life

Sunday, 3 February 2008, 15:01 | Philosophy, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

I write a lot about investing, business and personal finance. So do many other personal finance blogs. However, we have to keep reminding ourselves money is just a means to an end and not an end in itself. A recent experiment by the New York Post demonstrates what seems to be our innate inability to […]

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Could You Tell If You Were Just A Brain In A Vat?

Sunday, 18 November 2007, 13:39 | Philosophy | 0 Comment
by Numan

Movies like ‘Total Recall’, ‘Vanilla Sky’ and of course ‘The Matrix’ have already posed that question. In these movies a hero is trapped in a virtual reality so real he could not know the difference between being and being a brain wired to receive stimulations that create an identical alternative reality. Being movies, they all ...

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