Are we part or apart from nature?

(Photo by: Tat Biswas) I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature we call it progress. – Ed Begley, Jr … [Read more...]

Financial Markets – A mirror on us?

Financial markets are like the mirror of mankind, revealing every hour of every working day the way we value ourselves and the resources of the world around us [so that] it is not the fault of the mirror if it reflects our blemishes as clearly as our beauty – Niall Ferguson … [Read more...]

Happiness – On Sale 24×7

We equate consumption and buying more with happiness and corporations in America were smart enough to realise this in the early 1900′s. I would highly encourage people to see the BBC documentary- The Century of the Self. Till the early 1900's, a vast majority of people used to buy things when they … [Read more...]

Sustainable Growth- Whose problem?

Sustainability or the lack of it is deemed as a “Future” state presented to the socially and economically fortunate populace of today so that we may ponder about our current behaviour; look out for looming dangers or bed of roses; feel unabated joy about our present and future or just humbly accept … [Read more...]