…although the rational mind is far superior in terms of getting from A to B and fulfilling our objectives efficiently, without the initial motivation, passion and an emotional drive, there is nothing to be achieved, and often inertia sets in. Continue reading From strategic ‘fit’ to ‘stretch’?
As the uncanny pertains to the feeling of being familiar yet partly foreign at the same time, it often causes cognitive dissonance within the experiencing subject. Continue reading The Uncanny
This painting that looks like the piece by the great Dutch painter of the 17th century Johannes Vermeer is actually an art piece by Han van Meegeren, one of the greatest forgers in the history of painting. Continue reading The Greatest Forger in the History of Art
…most multinational corporations (MNCs) are, in fact, not so global as the word “multi-national” implies. The scholars surveyed 380 MNCs, and it turned out that staggering 320 of them generated 80.3% of their total sales revenues in their indigenous triad. Continue reading Regional or Global
How can we embrace the fear of uncertainty? Continue reading The symbol of the immutable truth
By eradicating poverty and minimising unnecessary bureaucratic costs, a nation can save more money and thereby achieve the creation of a leaner welfare state. Continue reading Universal Basic Income
the 45th US President signed an executive order to instruct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reverse the Clean Power Plan (CPP) Continue reading Climate Change
Although his father was a respected notary in the local community because he was born out of wedlock, he did not receive a surname, thus he was simply called Leonardo da Vinci, “Leonardo from the region of Vinci.” Continue reading “Genius that bridged Art and Science: Leonardo da Vinci” by Masaki Yada