Monthly Archives: July 2010

for July 26 post – Gambling versus Gaming

For those who are into games of chance (like cards, lottery, racing, slot machines), just as it is important to know what they are, they have to understand what they are.  There are two forms: gaming and gambling.  The former … Continue reading

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for July 22 post – Clean Air and the Anti-smoking Campaign

It’s been quite a while since the Clean Air Act has been enacted and in place. Admittedly, every one wants clean air, but the process of going about ensuring that all have clean air is all wrong.  It is being done … Continue reading

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for July 15 post – What is Higher Education…really

Ever since the advent of formal education, there has been a radical shift in the concept of what is higher education.  Most people, today, understand “higher education” as going to tertiary school in the pursuit of a diploma in the … Continue reading

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July 13 post – Snake Oil Medicines

“Snake oil” (applied to medicine today) refers to a substance that is being touted to have curative properties but is implied to be fraudulent, ineffective, or quackery. In order to be considered true medicine, a substance must possess the following … Continue reading

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June 24 post – Healthy Eating Is Only Secondary in a Healthy Lifestyle (uptd: Jul 24)

Not surprisingly, because of man’s propensity to opt for the less difficult task when given a choice, the growing worldwide trend towards healthy eating is being equated and substituted for healthy lifestyle – i.e., healthy eating is healthy living and vice-versa.  … Continue reading

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June 22 post – Corporate Social Responsibility (Part II)

Whenever business, commerce, and economic acitivity is discussed – in these times – it cannot be helped that there should be a discussion in corporate social responsibility (CSR).  It is a big thing these days but so much is misunderstood … Continue reading

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June 17 post – Truth in Advertising is a Myth (Part I)

Business (or, to be more precise, commerce) started out as a simple activity of providing for the necessity of another, such as food, clothing, and shelter in exchange for something.  As time progressed, business began to provide not only for … Continue reading

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