When I was thirteen years of age, my family migrated to Australia. I liked the fact that Australia was secular. Religion seemed to play little role in politics and in people's lives in general. In the years that followed, Australia continued to remain secular and as far as I was aware, religion did not play a major part in politics. I was always confident that other people's beliefs would never affect me, confident that religion will continue to remain separate from the laws of the land that ruled me and so many Australians. Now, I am no longer sure.
Overseas, there has been a worrying trend…read more
It has always been proposed by the religious that without religion, humanity will succumb to chaos and destruction. In a lecture organised by The Atheist Society in the Unitarian Church in Melbourne on the 8th of March 2011, I argued that religion is taking undue credit for something that is naturally human. To argue my point, I take us back to envision ancient societies, discussing the Golden Rule, and three universal truths of human nature that allow, force and pressure us to behave. These three universal truths predispose human beings to be moral. Watch the video >>read more
On the 24th of November 2008, the U.N. passed a draft resolution against blasphemy. On Thursday, 26th of March, it was passed as a 'non-binding' resolution: a step closer to being a binding resolution. In this article, Marquez Comelab, author of The Tyranny Of God, asks who really needs protection from whom? This is not about protecting people from other people. This is about taking away our right to think for ourselves and to speak our minds.
Article was published in the International Humanist News (UK), May 2009 Edition. read more
People have preconceived misconceptions about trading, investing and money in general. This is an entire topic on its own but this week, I set my focus on addressing the type of returns one can expect to achieve by trading the markets. Hopefully, I can help some people understand the power of small consistent returns over time. For many, a great rate of return means multiplying your money at least ten times instantly. It is usually the type of windfall gains that people associate to winning the lottery or winning in the casino. Marquez believes that if applied to the market, these kinds of…read more
Marquez, author of The Part-Time Currency Trader, outlines how to avoid forex frauds and scams.read more
In Financial Accounting - Reporting for those outside the business, the 3 most important financial statements, relevant for budding entrepreneurs are:
1. The Statement of Financial Position or the Balance Sheet
2. The Statement of Income or The Profit & Loss Statement
3. The Statement Of Cash Flows.
This article discusses these three.read more
As an entrepreneur, who are thinking of going into business, or who is already conducting business, it is time you must know about one of the most fundamental concepts in accounting.read more
When writing a business plan, you need to decide what type of organisation you are going to have. There are many types. Marquez discusses what they are.read more
As an entrepreneur, planning and implementing the accounting system of the business that you hope is going to make you money, it is important that your accounting system must produce information that are going to be useful to you and to those who are reading it.read more
Should you trade shoes, clothing, furniture and electronic gadgets, or should you just trade currencies in the forex market? Marquez Comelab -- author of The Part-Time Currency Trader : A trading guide for working men and women -- shares a personal story about his choice.read more
Should you trade forex instead of investing in real estate 'Marquez Comelab' author of The Part-Time Currency Trader : A trading guide for working men and women ? helps you with your decision.read more
How much does it cost to trade the markets? Marquez Comelab ? author of The Part-Time Currency Trader ? discusses the common costs associated with trading the markets.read more
The Vice-Chancellor of The Australian Catholic University wrote an article referring to atheists as part of a plague, an infestation. Marquez Comelab warns us against the dangers of religious groups having the tendency to dehumanise any group of people who contradict their religion.read more
So, you now have a trading system. You devised it, you tested it and you are already using it to trade the market. You may have automated it or you may still have to put your buy and sell orders manually, but for the moment, you really have nothing much to do apart from following your system with ironclad self-discipline. The question is: Now what do you do?read more
After speaking with a lot of people who are disappointed trying to make something out of their 'passions', Marquez Comelab says that despite the cycle of frustrations experienced by anyone following through on their dreams, one should stay on course.read more
Not all traders are fortunate enough to have a friend or relative, who happens to be a successful trader, to learn from. Like most traders, Marquez Comelab, author of book: The Part-Time Currency Trader, did not know anybody who could teach him, in person, how to trade. So he read books and attended seminars. In this article, he shares the lessons he learnt from his very first trading teacher.read more
What we can all learn from this article is the idea that we do not have to rely on our employers to be there for us when we desperately need them to pay us our periodic paycheques at the end of our working days. There are alternatives and, while we still can, I believe we owe it to ourselves and our families to have a back-up plan and look at every single opportunity available.read more