People often associate intelligence with success, but in reality, intelligence is not necessarily the determining factor factor. Intelligence is a societal value that should not be considered. The novel Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, Gladwell strives to change the way that society perceives success, by introducing that success is not defined by intelligence, and that it is defined by opportunities that people have. Through his work, it is shown that success is characterized by one’s surroundings and their external influences. Ultimately, a new view on intelligence must be adopted, providing people more opportunity in their lives to be successful.
While happiness is a key to living a long, healthy life, people should not be happy 100% of the time. Many will argue that happiness is all a person should ever experience. Although it is just as important for people to experience other emotions, such as sadness, fear, and anger because they help people think more critically, promotes creativity, and allows people to make safe decisions, which will ultimately result in one’s happiness.
Education has always been the best way to develop not only a population's quality of life, but also the health of a society. This is not a new fact, and many ancient philosophers and contemporain scientists already considered the education as a solution for any problems and as the only pathway for any success. Education provides a better base for social equality, providing more and better workers, besides of bringing more innovation, which in turn, are responsible for a country health economy. As Malcolm X once said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to these who prepare for it today”,therefore, it is a government duty to provide investments in education, making sure these investments are enough for a good quality of education. Taking Brazil in consideration, its education isn't well invested, and its quality is not enough to bring prosperity for the country, therefore more
The Marshall Plan, among other things wanted to empower people. It aimed to strengthen democracies and alleviate poverty and misery. It wanted to enrich people and educate people by establishing new infrastructure, and by establishing new schools, colleges and universities; and investing in new industries and new technology. American Secretary of State, George Marshall said: ‘Our policy is not directed against any country, but against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos. Any government that is willing to assist in recovery will find full co-operation on the part of the USA.
This is kind of saviour complex does not make their home country a better place. Aid is only then effective if its true intentions lie on the empowerment of the local community to make them self-sufficient. Volunteering will become sustainable when it shifts the focus from fulfilling the expectations of the well-paying visitors onto making it beneficial for those volunteers intended to help in the first
The companies are not striving to perform well so that they can engage in charity kind of activities. We, people, have to understand that Companies can't change all the issues and provide answers to problems of the society. Instead companies should explore ways which will lead to optimum use of resources (In this case energy resources and power) as well as look at solutions that not just promote sustainability but have a positive effect on the bottom-line the company . It is important because only when the entity is profitable can it pursue towards sustainable development which inturn leads to holistic growth in the
Hancke illustrated an example that GDP might not be a right indicator to understand affluence of the community because some communities rely on the livelihood and have no problem with living. In this case, the validity of using GDP to understand how communities make their living is not enough. Hancke also suggests triangulating the insight that the researcher obtained through an interview by using materials which support findings. The second element that is important to data collection is reliability. It is about how stable the researcher's measurement is.
Moreover, it is believed that by practicing philosophy it will help in encouraging evaluative and autonomous thoughts and ideas and also the capability of acting towards a better and wiser understanding of the world and boosting peace. So it is fair to say that UNESCO has a strong goal, in which it's working towards the teaching and educating the philosophy in the world. Within the model of World Philosophy Day 2010, UNESCO has launched the publication “Arab-Muslim Civilization in the Mirror of the Universal: Philosophical Perspectives." (3) The publication has a collection of 34 referenced and analytic worksheets that have been made to be used in education, civil society and the media; acts as a relative approach where as teachers and philosophers analyze, within other topics, for example, the philosophy of religion, the philosophy of history.
2007, Naeem 2006). Although enhancing species diversity is a goal in many restoration projects, sometimes the goal of restoring ecological function takes priority (del Moral et al. 2007, Palmer et al. 2007, Palmer 2009). To deal with degradation of soil health usually provides the major up heal task but for each problem, there are immediate and long-term treatments available (Dobson et al,1997) see below
Introducation CSR is about how companies manage the business processes to produce an overall positive impact on society. So, PDO company put the CSR as A key element of their success. They have been the close working relationship between PDO, the communities where They operate and all aspects of society in Oman. With this in mind, They have developed a structured social investment programme which is implemented in close collaboration with the Government through a joint Social Investment Committee. This program me focuses on contributing to the growth of society and developing areas where they operate to achieve a mutually beneficial and sustainable environment for carrying out oil and gas operations.