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Adam Smith’s Prediction Of The Decline Produced By Unproductive Hands

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بالكربون (via الفاتح جبرا)

تبدأ الحكاية كالعادة بالتساؤل المبكر .. رمضان شهر كم؟ (ثم) .. رمضان فضل ليهو كم شهر؟ تكون الإجابة : زي شهرين كده .. (ثم) زى إسبوعين كده .. تبدأ أسعار السلع الضرورية في الإرتفاع ويختفي (السكر) إذ يجد بعض التجار في هذا الشهر الفضيل فرصة لتنظيف جيوب المواطنين (الخالية) ! من أجل إكتناز الأموال (الحرام) ثم يصومون بعد ذلك رمضان إيماناً وإحتسابا تقرباً إلى الله الذى يعلم خائنة الأعين وما تخفي الصدور. وبعد أن يستعد الجميع لمقابلة الشهر الكريم يبدأ السؤال … Read More

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The Danger of a Single Story

The Danger of a Single Story.

 

Sudan: You’ve Been Intellectually Served (via The Sudanese Optimist)

I have recently stumbled upon a quote by Saul Alinsky, and read it way too many times until I finally decided I should probably share it. I find this quote incredibly succinct for the profoundly complex issues it addresses– “Not at any time. I’ve never joined any organization—not even the ones I’ve organized myself. I prize my own independence too much. And philosophically, I could never accept any rigid dogma or ideology, whether it’s Christian … Read More

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Sudanese Who Made It Big (via Ola Diab’s Blog)

Sudanese Who Made It Big Whether in business, media, academics, acting, modeling, music or sports, people from different parts of Sudan broke the boundaries of Sudan and even Africa to make their dreams come true. This is a list of Sudanese people who’ve made astonishing achievements, granting them international recognition. Business Khaled Mansour Mansour, is a Sudanese Award … Read More

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A Greek Tragedy-Farce In Economics (via Grantcoulson’s Blog)

     Do not think about, write about or deal with  human behavior without determining the effects of incentives.     The postal union in Canada is staging rotating strikes. So far, no one has noticed. It’s long past the day of special treatment of government workers. See below.       The government has pretended that the Post Office is a Crown Corporation, managed at arm’s length fr … Read More

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Adam Smith And Altruism With A Dash Of Cooperation (via Grantcoulson’s Blog)

              Do not think about, write about or deal with  human behavior without determining the effects of incentives.        The world, apparently, will now end on October 21. Even religious folks can make mistakes in mathematics.        "How selfish soer man be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his … Read More

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