Monthly Archives: May 2013

On Socrates

Socrates is the saint and martyr of philosophy. No other great philosopher has been so obsessed with righteous living. According to Plato, who was there at the time, Socrates told the judges at his trial that, “you are mistaken..if you … Continue reading

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The Renaissance Humanism

  This article delves into the origin of the Florentine Renaissance, and shows how a new life of Humanism was injected in the European civilization, after the dark ages. It is fascinating to know the revival of the wisdom of … Continue reading

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Omar Khayyam and Edward FitzGerald

  The link below is an article of mine on the legendary Sufi poet, astronomer, mathematician – Omar Khayyam and his creation – Rubaiyat – a collection of poems dedicated to his love for the divine. The article also discusses … Continue reading

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Remoteness – a thought experiment

In the contemporary world, it is very easy to find people around who are remote. It is also interesting to discover in myself instances when I tend to be remote. By the word remote I intend to mean the attitude … Continue reading

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The Solitary Vagabond

I have written this poem – “The Solitary Vagabond”, in an effort to express the impermanence of impressions institutions, persons and circumstances have on ourselves. Life is like an ever changing process. And most importantly, we appear in different forms … Continue reading

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