Category Archives: Systems Thinking

Why the Malaysian education system doesn’t work, part 2 of 3: Systemic Evil

This is probably the most difficult blog post I have ever had to write. In part, because the subject matter, of evil and it’s expression in a school environment, is something that most people simply don’t know about or understand, … Continue reading

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Why the Malaysian education system doesn’t work, part 1 of 3: School as factory

In my previous blog post I described my frustration in seeing that St John’s Institution is doing pretty much everything wrong, from an educational point of view. The principal was cheating with his grade average scheme, the merit-demerit system in … Continue reading

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Why Malaysia will stay a third world country

Update 2012-03-10: Thanks to all Facebookers, tweeters and re-tweeters for sharing this around! Virtual hugs to all of you! Be sure to read the comments as well, including this one. Update 2012-03-11: Over 10.000 people have now read this post! THANK … Continue reading

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Reductio ad absurdum

As I’ve been learning more and more about Systems Thinking I realize that for some reason a common theme in our insane society is to reduce things into the absurd, and believe that this helps us in any way. We … Continue reading

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