DI$UNOMICS

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007: TRANSFER VALUE - HOW DO WE DETERMINE WHAT A FOOTBALLER IS WORTH?

I have a pet peeve with football fans; I always blame them for not using their brains, behaving in a tribalistic manner, insane levels of bias and a complete disinterest in objectivity. Every transfer window, my eyes and ears literally bleed at the comments I read on social media or what I hear on the radio: “Dat bloddy Rahim Stir lin. He ain’t bladdy worth fifty million quid. Imagine how much Sir Bobby would have been worth today aye!” I think that, instead of me finding new ways of insulting people, it is best to share my ideology and maybe bounce ideas about the place.

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006: MATERNITY LEAVE

As a man, the ins and outs of maternity leave doesn’t tend to be high up in your realms of expertise (apart, of course, from the "ins and out" which got the woman there to begin with), which is why I was stunned when I stumbled across the details of the average maternity leave conditions. Those that know me may be surprised at my stance on this topic. Usually, I am highly in favour of cost/benefit analysis and economic independence of individuals. I believe that, if you want children, you shouldn’t be catered to and given housing on a discount - you should have planned for the eventuality. You are yours and your support network's problem, not the state's. The public should not have to fund the raising of your child. HOWEVER ....

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004: THE ECONOMICS OF DATING - PART ONE

Dating is probably the most important form of human interaction, as it is heavily linked with life, as we know it. Whether you like it or not, a significant amount of our behaviour is influenced by the opposite sex. Before I get into it, I would like to state a few disclaimers, before awon complainers come to aggravate me with their issue Olympics. 

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