"No one can take the names of billions in one breadth unless it's in a prayer." Religion, which many consider being man-made is what defines the most of us. We are born into a certain religion that our parents might be practicing or following and we (at least some of us) have a choice to explore … Continue reading Is religion necessary?
"To live is to battle and the real winner is the warrior who manages to retain a mite of self-control." Self-regulation is all about self-control, not exceeding the rational limits set by oneself as we all know and hopefully agree with the universal truth-- an excess of anything is bad. We humans have flaws and … Continue reading How to self-regulate?
"You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting other man's freedom; you can be free only if I am free"----Clarence Darrow. What is censorship? Censorship is the suppression or prohibition of speech, communication, expression of ideas or art, that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable or a threat to the society. It can … Continue reading Is creative censorship warranted?
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."----Neil Armstrong. Small is Beautiful is actually a book written by the German-born British economist E.F. Schumacher. The full title of the book is "Small is Beautiful: A study of Economics as if People Really Mattered". Honestly, I haven't read the book though I would want … Continue reading Small is Beautiful
Hello Readers, Today I'll be writing my views on the three enigmas--Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC), Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill (FRDI) 2017, and the Electoral Bonds. So let's start with the IBC 2016. The bill was passed in both the houses in 2016 for a speedy and timely recovery of the defaulted … Continue reading The Three Enigmas
Religion-- a private or a public matter? "He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth, will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end up loving himself better than all."----Leo Tolstoy. India is a diverse country with many religions being practiced and preached. The country offers granular choices when it … Continue reading Religion–should it be a concern of the state?
Net neutrality is a topic that has been debated for a long time now. It has once again come into the limelight because of the US government wanting to scrap the net neutrality rules that were earlier established. India has taken a different road and has strengthened the net neutrality rules, which is indeed a boon for … Continue reading Net Neutrality
The Uniform Civil Code(UCC) with its diverse implication and concerning secularisation is one of the most controversial topics of the 21st century. It is a code, the implementation of which was first demanded or recommended in the 1930s, and even after 87 years, it has still not been implemented. The major problems for implementing it … Continue reading Uniform Civil Code
Cryptocurrency--A topic that is hard to understand as one can read it theoretically but unless one practices it or buy or invests in it, it really is tough to understand. Here are some links that can help you understand it, maybe not easily but it's a start nonetheless. http://mitsloan.mit.edu/newsroom/articles/blockchain-explained/ The data is taken from https://blockgeeks.com/guides/what-is-cryptocurrency/ “Virtual … Continue reading Cryptocurrency
The definition as given by Google-- extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy. Synonyms--extreme patriotism, blind patriotism, chauvinism, extreme nationalism, flag-waving, excessive loyalty to one's country, xenophobia. The word jingoism can itself arouse strong emotions within those who are likely practicing it and thus defending their stance and those who aren't practicing it and thus calling … Continue reading Jingoism