The identity, Idea and Ideology

The famous Matt Ridley, who is the author of the fascinating book The GENOME, Once said that his Brain is a space which is a conjugal bed for Ideas to have sex and from which new Ideas are born. A truly amazing statement it is. Human Being is a social animal. He cannot live in[…]

Identity and Personality

One of the most Intriguing and disturbing Novella, I have ever read is METAMORPHOSIS by Francis Kafka. In that novel a salesman, goes to bed and on waking up the next morning finds him transformed into a giant Insect. He is horrified and terrified and the novella then captures all the essence of everything that[…]

Knowledge about finance

I meet pupils who are in the final and pre-final year students in engineering colleges; I used to ask them one simple question. What if I give you, say an Rs.1900? Per month, what would you do with that? I keep on listening to a set of patterned answers which have two to three options. Some say that they would buy clothes; some to hang out in eat outs and some in purchasing gadgets. They don’t even consider buying a book. When I asked them why don’t they buy books? , they say that their parents are there for them to buy them books. Then diving more into it, if asked what kind of books their parents would buy them, it would be text-book of the stream that they are studying in the college. It is not a bad thing that parents buy those books, but the point is they never read anything that is not associated with marks, grades and credentials. The post here is not about the learning out of syllabus, but it is about the amount of knowledge a student or an Individual has on finance and wealth. Is this one so important? Come let’s explore together […]