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Can history help us understand Srinivasans need for power?

May 29, 2013

Can history help us understand Srinivasans need for power?

If you havent done anything wrong Mr Srinivasan, what do you fear? We attempt to understand the BCCI President's need to remain in power through a few quotable quotes of the knowledgeable, the misguided and the powerful. #BCCI #JustSaying #N Srinivasan #John F. Kennedy #Plato #Adolf Hitler #IPL spot-fixing #Gurunath Meiyappan
A brief history of modernity

Mar 18, 2012

A brief history of modernity

The Greeks asked themselves that if everything had a cause, how could the universe, and indeed god, have come to being from nowhere? #Greece #Socrates #Plato #Aristotle

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Dear Kejriwal, here's why 'direct democracy' doesn't work

Oct 07, 2012

Dear Kejriwal, here's why 'direct democracy' doesn't work

Arvind Kejriwal is pitching for 'direct democracy'. But democratic opinion is not always infallible. And it is susceptible to demogoguery. A civilization lesson on the perils of heeding the 'pasion of the mobs'. #TheLongView #Arvind Kejriwal #Democracy #Direct democracy #Plato #Aristotle
Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Mar 25, 2012

Hindus, Muslims and the Enlightenment

Muslim and Christian Arabs helped retrieve knowledge lost with the demise of the Greek knowledge. They has translated all of Aristotle and all of Plato in Arabic. #Greece #ConnectTheDots #Plato #Aristotle #Saeed Akhtar Mirza