In light of the latest immigration row between Jamaica and Trinidad, where 12 of our citizens were denied entry, the PSOJ has decided to hijack this situation and has called for a boycott on Trinidadian goods. Though we have been having this problem with Trinidad for a while now, I find the call for boycotts from the PSOJ either hypocritical at best or manipulative and opportunistic at worst. Continue reading Boycott and PSOJ Hypocrisy
It happens every New Year. We do an introspective year in review and look at all the things that happened based on our actions (or inaction) that we didn’t like and made resolutions, with the hope that we will become better individuals in the new year. Continue reading Resolutions and Why They Don’t Work
A few days ago, I had a discussion with some friends regarding children and family life. One of my friends had recently become a father and was expressing the joys of fatherhood and watching his son develop over time. Then the topic of age came up. Continue reading Family: When To Start One?
Materialism, according to The Free Dictionary is defined as “The theory or attitude that physical well-being and worldly possessions constitute the greatest good and highest value in life”. We as a people tend to look up to the individuals among us who have managed to attain worldly possessions in abundance. Continue reading Materialism: Measure of Accomplishment?
Perception is the process by which people judge a situation, place or most importantly, a person. It is amazing how differently people can perceive you to be, dependent on the background of the person doing the judging. Lets not kid ourselves, for we all judge each other based on a comparison between ourselves and what we know of the person. Continue reading Perception and How It Affects Us.
During the last decade, with the rapid development of technology resulting in the world becoming a smaller place, the effects of the recession and globalisation has resulted in certain jobs and qualifications which were once highly sought after, being outsourced to foreigners/ expatriates, in some cases for cheaper than the local talent pool would charge or have been totally replaced with machines. This reality has resulted in a glut of graduates with expensive degrees who are unable to land a stable job based on their qualifications from college. Continue reading What Is A Good Education?