The present day market (IM 778)

Let’s shift attention towards the present day stock markets. This pandemic has brought lot of profits to some big corporations like it always does when there is a huge crisis. During the beginning of the pandemic, the investors focused on the big pharmatheutical companies who were developing Coronavirus vaccines. Then they shifted their attention towards…

From the fourth book: Meditations (IM 777)

Marcus Aurelius wrote a journal almost 2000 years ago, which is now published as a book, Mediations. His journal was not meant to be published but was written to himself to guide him towards courage, temperance, justice and wisdom. His words are more important in today’s world. Here are some of his words: Let nothing…

Self and Technology (IM 776)

Self is not universal, and it changes over time and situation. For an example: Cyberneticians came to a different notion of self, accessible from the outside, identified with feedback systems—an account of the self that emerged from Norbert Wiener’s engineering work on weapons systems during World War II. Today’s world, we see a new notion…

Education: Do we know what it really is? (IM 774)

This morning I had a conversation with one of my friend regarding the education system we currently have. This made me think that most of us are completely unaware of the term education. Let’s dig in the word ‘education’ : The word education came from three different root words: “educare,” which means to bring up,…

All of it comes to one point (IM 773)

And that is self awareness… Self-awareness is enlightening ourselves. Whatever we gain or lose, all the successes and failures will make no sense when we are self-aware.  All the rejections, guilt and insecurities does not exist in the face of self-awareness. Self-awareness is the end point and the beginning point of everything. And this is…

It’s not the end of the story (IM 772)

We are so quick to judge the situation we encounter. We see the toughest situation as a bad day and a suitable situation as a good day or good luck. All we do is make the perception of how we feel about it. But aren’t we too quick to judge the situation? I feel like…

We see the things as we are (IM 771)

What we do everyday becomes a habit and we are the reflection of what we do everyday. Based on your past experiences we make assumptions and conclusions on many things including our ourselves and our potentials. The way we talk to others or to ourselves reveals our character. The way we deal with different situations…

If it was easy..(IM 770)

…everybody would be doing it. Whatever we have dreamed of doing and didn’t continue because it wasn’t easy to achieve we got to remember if that was easy everybody would do it. There must be a reason behind those things being undone. It is destined for us to make that happen or do those things….

“Capitalism Alone” (IM 769)

For the first time in human history the world is dominated by one economic system and that is Capitalism. We all are capitalist now whether we realize it or not. Branko Milanovic in his book “Capitalism Alone” examines the historical shifts that have led to capitalism’s dominance and highlights the varieties of capitalism at work…