Reflecting on students unrest

The recent protests and violence at South African universities make it necessary to reflect on what is happening in our society. Students at higher learning institutions are both a reflection of society and different from society in general. Students enter universities with attitudes, behavioural patterns and views on life that they have learnt from theirContinue reading “Reflecting on students unrest”

Education of children and altruism

Education of children and altruism Talk: World Religion Day 31 January 2016 1       Introduction With numerous research programmes, the Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman has shown that, on average, our interpretation, judgment and decision-making are often based on biased intuitive thinking. More often than not, our understanding of the world is influenced by a skewedContinue reading “Education of children and altruism”