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Hard work is not inherently good

Hard work has become the most lauded virtue of our time. “Work hard and you will achieve your dreams” is the mantra that every child grows up with – at home and in school – to the extent that it … Continue reading

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The Death of a Lama

Cry he did As his friend ended a life of suffering His tears did not shimmer with joy As they were taught to They sprang from a well so deep in the heart that the mind could not reach They … Continue reading

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The Role of Ego in Humanitarianism

Bill Gates must be the epitome of the modern individualistic man turning into a through-and-through humanitarian. When contrasted with someone like Mother Teresa, judgments regarding which form of philanthropy is the better one surface automatically. In practical terms, Bill Gates … Continue reading

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When You Become Too Smart for Evolution

(Based on the assumption that human beings are subject to evolution like any other creature inhabiting the earth) Our behaviour is controlled by evolutionary forces. Love, good taste, originality, art, charity, loyalty, principles are all geared towards making us and … Continue reading

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