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Destiny – who shapes it?

  God serves an immense variety of functions in people’s life.   For many, God is an answer to all mysteries.  God can be a pain-killer, a co-sufferer, a counsellor, and so on.  God is also effectively used as a justification … Continue reading

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The Economic Tunnel

  And this is the joke. There are three men on a train. One of them is an economist and one of them is a logician and one of them is a mathematician.  And they have just crossed the border … Continue reading

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Paradigm Change in Indian Politics

  “The ideas by which a ruling group maintains its power must be suited to the intellectual climate of the given epoch,” says Barrows Dunham in his eminently thought-provoking and erudite book, Man Against Myth. The Anna Hazare phenomenon that … Continue reading

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Manipulation in Organisations

Manipulative politics in day-to-day life is highly detestable.  It is people with inferior intellects and undeveloped hearts that resort to such tactics.  The honest people who are committed to their job do not resort to manipulative politics.  The intelligent people … Continue reading

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No one Killed Jessica

  The movie, No one Killed Jessica, would have been a disaster at the box office had it not been based on a real event.  The plot has no realism, the characters are totally unconvincing, and the story does not … Continue reading

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Manipulation – a sermon

  “Dagny, there’s nothing of any importance in life – except how well you do your work.  Nothing.  Only that.  Whatever else you are, will come from that.  It’s the only measure of human value.  All the codes of ethics … Continue reading

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The Nexus between Truth and Power

  “Generally speaking, truth has been suffered to exist in the world just to the extent that it profited the rulers of society.”  These are words of renowned American philosopher Barrows Dunham (1905-1995).  In his book Man Against Myth Dunham … Continue reading

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