What the Mahabharata demands of our Rulers

It’s election season now and I happened to read the rhetorical questions the sage Narada asked of Yudhishthira in the Mahabharata stating the requirements of a righteous ruler. Yudhishthira of course met all these requirements but I don’t think too many of our politicians do. But maybe given time we can – as an educated […]

What would Einstein do if he had an hour to solve a problem and his life depended on it

The answer to the above according to Einstein’s own words is: ” If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less […]

How to avoid a Nuclear War with Pakistan

There Is much to learn from the civilization and culture of China. Bertrand Russell spent some time in China in the early part of the 20th century and had this to say about the great country: “I have come to realize that the white race isn’t as important as I used to think it was. […]

Sadhguru on Free Speech and the Basics of Governance

Recently I watched the spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev (also known as Sadhguru) being interviewed by Times Now in their weekly show Frankly Speaking. One of his comments at the end of the show raised my hackles. He said that those people who are talking of dividing the country are not human beings and should be […]