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June 2017 – peace travel to Rishikesh

  The heatwave of June in Delhi and I went on an impromptu trip to Rishikesh (Hindi: ऋषिकेश , meaning ‘Lord of the Senses’). Rishikesh is one of the most revered holy places for Hindus in the Northern India and also known as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’. And the June school-vacation had made the rush look like we are all running for gold. More so due to the […]

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Buddhism for High Schoolers

One common situation faced by senior school students is too much download and the stress on their minds to retain such information at least till they reach the exam hall and use it in all possible variations to achieve good marks. To this end we have seen the invention and implementation of a multitude of pedagogical techniques on the brains of the pupils and the success of each method can […]

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The Uncommon school

When Henry David Thoreau was about 30 years old (and this happened CA 1850), he lived a few years in the woods and in his own words: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not […]

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How I dream?

In my attempt to understand my brain and the games it can play, I have started reading the book titled ‘The Interpretation of Dreams’ written by Sigmund Freud in 1900. This article is the first set of collections which I find very interesting while still in the midst of my reading. 1) Causes of dreams: Freud starts with the initial belief of the ancient men that the content and timing […]

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Conflict of Interest in the Public Offices

I think (of course I do ;)) freedom is getting redefined to such precision that the ‘project management approach to life’ being dictated to us actually transgresses our liberty, sometimes temporarily and in some other instances for a long time to come. For instance, the corporate governance codes, anti-trust laws, competition protection laws in the macro sense and an individual’s employee agreement in a micro sense both has provisions in […]

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Plastic

What if we attach a finger-print scanner to all the ATMs and other other machines worldwide where a plastic card is used? The finger-scanner will cost around USD 200 a piece and once the investment is made (of course the initial investment will be in millions) the plastic cards can be eliminated altogether and thus the need to produce plastic and also billions in savings in having to issue such […]

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