The line between love and control
In the great big, complex soup of human emotions, there’s a very fine line between love and control. The tight-rope walk that’s far too tricky.
Spiritual intelligence & quest for self knowledge
Charles P Steinmetz was a German-American mathematician and electrical engineer of the late 19th century, whose work as a scientist significantly influenced the expansion of the electrical power in
A fraction of a pale blue dot
“Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors, so that in glory and triumph, they could become momentary masters of a fraction of a dot.”
Unsold goods to have pre-GST rates & new MRP
Aiming to rein in price rise in essential items, the government on Tuesday said companies, which plan to hike their product rates in the wake of GST rollout, would have to first advertise the price ri
How not to get boiled alive
Adjustments and alterations are a way of life—adapting to the circumstances is, as Darwin says, the key to survival. Only the fittest survive— and to be the fittest, you need to adapt.
The ubiquitous generation gap
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” It might be sacrilege to contradict Tolstoy—especially one of his most famous opening lines, but I’ll just be the heretic
Any sacred act must elevate humanity
Come the month of Ramzan, and everyone starts discussing what fasting is all about. Media houses run special programmes and brands create advertisements around the spirit of the month.
The epidemic of the victim complex
Samanth Subramanian, senior journalist and author of the award-winning book Following Fish, was asked an intriguing question at the launch of his book This Divided Island in 2014: how long do you have