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It’s That Time Again

Time is one of the great mysteries of life. It is the best storyteller and there is no witness like time. It is an objective truth in the outside world, running uniformly for everyone but depending on one’s state of mind, it can fly or drag on. Time is the distance between two happenings. At one level, everything is changing every moment and at another, nothing really changes. Linear logic dictates that only one of these two contradicting views must hold good but the reality is that they are both...

Adding ‘value’ to environment care

Every year as the World Environment Day approaches, a clamor for stricter green laws and regulations is heard across the globe. While laws are important, they are not enough to ensure environmental sustainability. We need to make care for environment a part of our value system.   All the ancient cultures around the world have honored Nature - plants, rivers, mountain and nature have always been revered. In India it was a part of the tradition to plant five trees for every tree that was...

Responding to terror

The horrendous attacks in Paris have sent shivers down the spine everywhere in the world. This is a direct assault not only on the European way of life but on values that are common to all liberal societies. India has also suffered greatly due to terrorism over many years. Repeated attacks have caused a certain numbness in the human psyche in Iraq, Afghanistan and other places. When such incidents happen, we hear a lot of cosmetic condemnation and diplomatic sympathy. We need to go into the root...