Commercialization in Education

The well-renowned and wise Benjamin Franklin once quoted the importance of education through his famous saying “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Unfortunately, the very same institutions who drive knowledge and uphold the integrity of the intellectual mind are dissipating, and we are seeing a new trend of a manipulative and dynamic commodity–the […]

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Second Life: Virtual Worlds and Realities:

The other day, I decided to go to Paris. Once I arrived, I sat right on top of the Eiffel Tower drinking coffee with a friend and dwelling on our interesting conversations while admiring the view. Going back to my friend’s house on the Champs Ely-see, the scenery changes to a more unrealistic environment, where […]

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IT: The Alchemical Transformation of our Modern World: The New Tragedy of the Commons

The Tragedy of the Commons – a Critical Approach to the IT Era             “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity (1).” – Albert Einstein. The obvious statement declared by Einstein before his death in the year of 1955 can be considered presently as a multi-layered revelation. When the first […]

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