On the Arnab Arrest Saga

I’ll start by asking you to read this article. The link is below. I liked the article. The author is idealistic and believes in principled journalism. She makes no bones about the fact that she dislikes Arnab’s brand of journalism and her description of her response to Arnab’s arrest is amusing. The author has intellectual […]

Should the Doctrine of Karma be taught in Schools?

There is a sentence in the classic work, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon which describes the use of spirituality and religion in preserving law and order. The sentence is as follows: The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally […]

A Revolutionary Philosophical Concept

I have been taking an interest in philosophy, spirituality and meditation for some years now. But only recently in all my reading did I come across a concept which is as revolutionary as it is basic.  The concept is – drumroll please – Self Mortification. The middle class upbringing that most of us have had […]

On the inevitability of war – Some thoughts by Aldous Huxley

In this article I would like to briefly describe the causes of war according to Aldous Huxley – the British philosopher. Huxley was profoundly influenced by Eastern Philosophy and the teachings of Christianity. According to him – “Our present economic, social and international arrangements are based, on large measure, upon organised lovelessness.” According to Huxley […]