Week 316 Videos

DAY 20 – ENVIRONMENTAL LAW – CORMAC CULLINAN

FIRST HALF Human behavior is causing environmental problems and he decided to go into law to help solve them. He saw that the problem was deeper than the law itself. It lies in the way we look at the world. He went into the philosophy of law – jurisprudence. He developed with others earth jurisprudence. […]

DAY 20 – FISH 3 – NEIL DEACON

We need to question the value that we place on fish. We pay very little for non-premium species such as Snoek and Yellowtail. We should be paying more for fish that are threatened. Fish are superior protein to animal meat. By-catch is fish that are caught that are not targetted species, so they are collatoral […]

DAY 20 – FISH 5 – FISHERS

The team visit Hout Bay harbour to learn about fishing practices. Foreign commercial fishing ships take everything that lands in their nets, i.e. there are no legal restrictions on them. Local fishers on the other hand are not allowed to catch anything without a license for that specific species. These restrictions plus low quotas are […]

DAY 20 – MONEY – DOUGLAS SHAW

Tackling South African Banking Malpractices In order to understand banking malpractices we have to know what money is. If someone has a big house does this mean that tney necessarily have money? No – because money is not wealth and his wealth might not be reflected in the amount of cash he has on hand. […]

TONY BUDDEN – DAY 16 – HEMP 1

The Hemporium has been going since 1996 making clothing and textile products, cosmetics and other products. The word canvas comes from cannabis. It is three times as strong as cotton, produces about four times the amount of fibre per hectare, uses much less water, pesticides and agri-chemicals. It is a very durable, strong, breathable fabric. […]

DAY 20 – FISH 6 – RECAP ON THE DECK

There are problems around maintaining fish stocks and the ocean environment. In South Africa local fishermen are deprived by a fishing system that is corrupt. Managing natural resources is as much about politics as it is about natural resources. Each stakeholder in a fisher will blame the other. The bottom line is that we are […]

DAY 18 – NATURAL HEALTH HYPNOTHERAPY

DAY 18 HYPNOTHERAPY Claudia Klein, a Cape Town transitional hypnotherapist says that nobody really gets hypnotised by others. We have an innate ability to hypnotise ourselves and a hypnotherapist basically leads us to understand how to do this. To some extent brands, religion, politics are all part of it. Although hypnotism is normally used for […]

DAY 20 – MONEY 2 – DOUGLAS SHAW

Tackling South African Banking malpractices There are problems in the banking system due to banking malpractices. Most banks borrow short and lend long. If there is a run on the bank and people want their money, but the bank has lent it out on mortgages, then it will not have the cash to return to […]