What Ails the Indian Economy: An Amateur View


A few Premises Let us start with a few premises (applicable to economies of ‘civilized’ societies): 1. We need goods and services. 2. We get goods and stuff in return of money we pay. 3. (Usually) we get money in return of something we produce (goods and services) that others ‘demand’. 4. Either we must […]

Survival of the Fittest – a Counterintuitive Example and Evolution of Man


Charles Darwin (click) had put forth the theory of natural selection (click), which has been defined by Wikipedia as follows: Natural selection is the process by which certain heritable traits – those that make it more likely for an organism to survive and successfully reproduce – become more common in a population over successive generations. […]

A Journey called Life


Every one has dreams, ambitions. I am no different. If an ambition can be likened to reaching the peak of a mountain, then yes, there were times when I wanted to climb atop a mountain that would have brought me glory, and may be, also given me satisfaction. But then, that was the past. I […]