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Apolitical Interviews: Is politics that bad?

The unexamined life is not worth living. - Socrates “समर शेष है, नहीं पाप का भागी केवल व्याध, जो तटस्थ हैं, समय लिखेगा उनका भी अपराध” ― Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' (The battle still remains and the hunter/killer alone is not the sinner, but the time will note the crimes of bystanders as well) Sahbdon

Trust: Various Facets

Trust and trusted

The dictionary meaning of trust is “firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something.” The synonyms of trust give fairly broad idea about the meaning of trust. They include confidence, belief, faith, freedom from suspicion/doubt, sureness, certainty, certitude, assurance, conviction, credence and reliance etc. Whether it

Living in uncertain times with predators with killer’s instincts

The Darwinian “survival of the fittest” principle has guided the society throughout the human history and the industrial and post industrial man also continues with this spirit. The idea of “Survival of the fittest” springs from “struggle for existence” and leads to what we call “competition”, which more often than

The future of war

The future of war

In the past, predictions about future warfare have often put too much emphasis on new technologies and doctrines. In the 19th century the speedy victory of the Prussian army over France in 1870 convinced European general staffs that rapid mobilization by rail, quick-firing artillery and a focus on attack would

Substance abuse and sexual assaults

Substance abuse and sexual assaults

(A very well researched article on relation between alcoholism and sexual assault written  by renowned journalists in prestigious news daily The Statesman is reproduced here for the benefit of students)  While widespread concern has been expressed regarding the increasing trends of sexual crimes and assaults, not enough attention has been given

Mahatma Gandhi: Lessons from the virtuous man

Mahatma Gandhi: Lessons from the virtuous man

Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi was a virtuous man, a beacon of light for leaders all around the world, especially those who lead freedom movement or movement for democracy. He was the role model for Martin Luther King and also Nelson Mandela. Albert Einstein, a great scientist of all times,

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