“Trust in God, But Tie Your Camel”

Trust in God But Tie Your Camel is an Arab proverb and one of the reported sayings of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. According to Tirmidhi, one day Mohammed noticed a Bedouin leaving his camel without tying it. He asked the Bedouin, "Why don't you tie down your camel?" The Bedouin answered, "I placed my trust … Continue reading “Trust in God, But Tie Your Camel”

A Thought Experiment

If students were left alone in a room to take a test, with no supervision, how many would cheat? If it's a small number, is it worth creating an elaborate set of rules and procedures to prevent such cheating? Would such rules and procedures send a message to the honest students that we don't trust … Continue reading A Thought Experiment

Are You $$Cheating on Your Partner?

According to CreditCards.com’s latest financial infidelity poll, 19 percent of U.S. adults who are in live-in relationships – which equates to 29 million people – are hiding a checking, savings or credit card account from their partner. In addition, 20 percent of all survey respondents feel a partner hiding a secret bank account from them would be worse … Continue reading Are You $$Cheating on Your Partner?