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Past Present and Future

Past Present and Future

Past Present and Future

We are fenced in by the past and the future. Most of us are oppressed by the past. We regret our diversions, digressions and transgressions of the past. This past lies heavily on our mind. The future too is insecure for a person who has given ‘hostages...

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Talking to an Answering Machine

Talking to an Answering Machine

Talking to an Answering Machine

Talking to some people is like chatting with a foreign tourist holding an English phrase book. They will ask such meaningless questions and then give answers that do not suit the situation and are completely irrelevant.

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Gaia the Space Telescope of the Century

Gaia the Space Telescope of the Century

Gaia the Space Telescope of the Century

Gaia the Telescope of the Century Here is something to dampen your enthusiasm for the 43 megapixel camera in your phone—Gaia the space telescope has a billion-pixel camera to capture the remotest stars of the Milky Way. It is another super efficient gadget...

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Diamond Core Thinking

Diamond Core Thinking

Diamond Core Thinking

River of Doubt—Diamond Faceted Mind Sometimes you are unable to see someone else’s point of view. You suddenly lack empathy. You cannot give a reasoned opinion. Let yourself imagine a river flowing besides you and the people engaged in debate. Traditionalists...

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Nelson Mandela's Last Message

Nelson Mandela's Last Message

Nelson Mandela's Last Message

Last Message from Nelson Mandela: ‘Persevere’ Everyone gets a feeling of entrapment in a job. Some link it to the shortness of life and panic. The job and passing time seem like a long period of being lost at sea on a small boat. For all of us with this...

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