The Mundane Philosopher

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Category Archives: Southeast Asia

The dilemma of philanthropy: Start early with no money and power, or grow yourself first to have more leverage later?

The challenges of improving the world Whenever I saw beggars, children selling souvenirs or people charity events asking for donation I wondered whether I should help or not. Even when … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 8 Comments

Using money and power to improve our world: Begin social entrepreneurship small and early with low effectiveness or postpone to later for more impact?

I have restructured, edited and rewrote this blog entry “Using money and power to improve our world”. So I moved it to a new updated blog entry: The dilemma of … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · 5 Comments

Absoluteness of values – social trust and externalities of swindling

Recently I was on a beautiful island called Don Det, which is part of an area called “The 4000 islands” on the border of Laos to Cambodia. It was a … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 4 Comments