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  • Meaning of Life~I

    Meaning of Life~I

    The question of the meaning of our life is also closely associated with the existence of life elsewhere in the Universe. Indeed, if life exists elsewhere, then our life may not just be happenstance as it is believed; we then become part of a larger whole. There is no deeper meaning encoded in our DNA.

    December 8, 2019
  • India’s Mazzini & Cavour~II

    India’s Mazzini & Cavour~II

    It has often been asserted that in today's complex geopolitical scenario, Gandhiji's ideology has little relevance. Political, social and cultural changes have been taking place in human society for centuries, but still people read Plato, Shakespeare, and Rabindranath because they are relevant; many are still keen to know the ideas and thoughts of Rammohan, Vidyasagar and Vivekananda.

    August 30, 2019
  • Indian economic thoughts predate those of Plato, Aristotle: IIM prof’s research

    Indian economic thoughts predate those of Plato, Aristotle: IIM prof’s research

    The paper published recently refers to various ancient Indian texts and the economic thoughts expressed therein as it looks into the reasons why they have gone unnoticed.

    April 29, 2018
  • Theatre of life and learning

    Theatre of life and learning

    What does education mean? Plato is believed to have said, "By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward, which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name." Some may agree with …

    May 24, 2017
  • Love being part of Springdales music trail: Rahul Ram

    Love being part of Springdales music trail: Rahul Ram

    “Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue,” the Greek philosopher Plato once said. Picking the rhythm from the inspiring words, Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan organised the annual Inter-House Choir Festival, where as many as 600 talented singers of the school performed at the melody trail to …

    May 13, 2017
  • Where did they come from?

    Where did they come from?

    As one of Shakespeare’s characters feels, life is a twice-told tale vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. We use countless hazy and humdrum words to carry on and carry out this tiresome phenomenon called life, and we sometimes become so sick of them that we prefer silence for avoiding deadly monotony of speech. …

    May 6, 2017