Bad day, not bad life.

“Suicide,” goes the popular expression, “is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” While the question, “Is suicide ever a rational choice?” comes up frequently.The ethical question boils down to this:     Is this state of despair, temporary or permanent? There can be times when suicide is rational- a decision made under free will, in … Continue reading Bad day, not bad life.

Fancy a doughnut

One can’t walk away from economics because it frames the world we inhabit.'It’s the common language spoken by all the public policy, rationale for multi-billion-dollar investments, tools used to tackle global poverty and manage our planetary home'.For over half a century, economists have fixated on GDP as the first measure of economic progress, while majority … Continue reading Fancy a doughnut