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A brief history of modernity

Mar 18, 2012

A brief history of modernity

The Greeks asked themselves that if everything had a cause, how could the universe, and indeed god, have come to being from nowhere? #Greece #Socrates #Plato #Aristotle

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Dear Kejriwal, here's why 'direct democracy' doesn't work

Oct 07, 2012

Dear Kejriwal, here's why 'direct democracy' doesn't work

Arvind Kejriwal is pitching for 'direct democracy'. But democratic opinion is not always infallible. And it is susceptible to demogoguery. A civilization lesson on the perils of heeding the 'pasion of the mobs'. #TheLongView #Arvind Kejriwal #Democracy #Direct democracy #Plato #Aristotle
Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Mar 25, 2012

Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Muslim and Christian Arabs helped retrieve knowledge lost with the demise of the Greek knowledge. They has translated all of Aristotle and all of Plato in Arabic. #Greece #ConnectTheDots #Plato #Aristotle #Saeed Akhtar Mirza

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Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Sep 21, 2014

News24.com | Western Cape to release monthly crime stats

Crime statistics for the Western Cape will be released on a monthly basis, the province's community safety MEC Dan Plato says...
Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Sep 19, 2014

Loving Leadership: Does Our Definition Do Us a Disservice?

My last blog considered how it's likely that a leader who has inspired us did so because of their loving, but that our beliefs and conditioning may get in the way of our being more loving in our leadership. In this blog I address another stepping sto...
Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Sep 16, 2014

News24.com | Grabouw violence organised guerilla-style - MEC

Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato has described the rioting, stone throwing and violence in Grabouw as organised guerilla-type tactics...