A Moral Ladder

I was having a conversation this morning in which a friend who happens to enjoy the occasional cannabis use was expressing frustration that he had to hide it from his family. His parents and siblings thought smoking cannabis was wrong because it was against the law, and that was all …

The Predator (Shopping) Instinct

Ever stop to wonder why we, the human race, like shopping so much? It doesn't seem to match with any behaviour or instinct we've evolved over the last millennia... or does it? Here's an interesting idea, by no means backed up by any science, but it's always fun to find …

How to get HD's

After last weeks article, I wanted to try to lay out how I go about studying. I'm a HD student, most of the time, so even if my method isn't perfect, I'm sure that it might be useful to students that have trouble getting anywhere near that. Breaking down a …

Realistically raising your WAM

I'm writing this because it's getting towards the end of semester and it's that time when a lot of my friends mention that they're trying to lift their WAM (Weighted Average Mark) to some target. Maybe from a Credit to a Distinction or a Distinction to a High Distinction. When …

Inverse Archaeology: Sending a message to the future

Inverse Archaeology: Sending a message to the future

"This place is not a place of honor. No highly esteemed deed is commemorated here. Nothing valued is here. What is here is dangerous and repulsive to us. This place is a message. This message is a warning about danger." I. The past is murky. Very little survives today from …