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Can a Prosperous Society Promote Well-being of its Citizens?

Happiness and Well-being

This decidedly is technologically the most advanced generation ever on this planet in many ways.  Science, material science at least, has reached amazing peaks.  Ordinary men and women now can do what many powerful kings could never dream of. Despite all this progress, however, have we been able to achieve …

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9 Truths on Fate and Destiny that Lord Ram’s Guru Taught Him


Some interesting nuggets from Vasishtha's Yoga:- IN this world whatever is gained.. is gained only by self effort; where failure is encountered its is seen there has been slackness in the effort. This is obvious; but what is called fate is fictitious and not seen.- Self - effort is of two categories: that of the past births and that of this birth. The latter effectively counteracts the former. Fate is none other than self-effort of a past incarnation. There is constant conflict between these two in this incarnation; and that which is more powerful triumphs.- There is no power greater than right action in the present. Hence, one should take recourse to self -effort, grinding one's teeth, and one should overcome evil by good and fate by present effort.

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Welcome to the Banana Republic of America!

Donald Trump

As the morning of November 9th 2016 dawns on the US, the election results show that Hillary Clinton has won 375 electoral votes while Donald Trump has won only 125.  This is a moment of reckoning – as strange it may seem – for the US.  The rout of Trump …

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The Fall of American Democracy


In the recent US Presidential town-hall debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the former very clearly and openly threatened his opponent with a special inquiry and prosecution to jail her.  If some non-American would have gotten confused whether s/he was watching a tinpot despot from a Banana Republic threatening …

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