Education is meant to remove ignorance and restore innocence, not remove innocence and reinforce ignorance
Sep28

Education is meant to remove ignorance and restore innocence, not remove innocence and reinforce ignorance

Education is a central part of human society. We get educated for several decades early on in our life when we have the most…

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Covering our tracks thoroughly is not intelligence, choosing our tracks thoughtfully is
Sep23

Covering our tracks thoroughly is not intelligence, choosing our tracks thoughtfully is

Our impure desires sometimes impel us to do something wrong. After such wrongdoings, we often cover our tracks thoroughly…

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To make people suffer for the sake of making them suffer is the very essence of evil
Sep12

To make people suffer for the sake of making them suffer is the very essence of evil

Suppose we accidentally step on someone’s foot. We’ll immediately apologize. But suppose someone deliberately steps…

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Learn to wonder and ponder, not wander and pander
Sep08

Learn to wonder and ponder, not wander and pander

Babies tend to wander and pander. They wander wherever they can without considering where they are going and why. They typically…

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The resilience of the human spirit reflects our longing for and our belonging to transcendence
Aug22

The resilience of the human spirit reflects our longing for and our belonging to transcendence

Life is tough. The difficulties that befall us can be morale-sapping. One thing that inspires us to persevere is stories…

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Everyone has values, but not everyone’s values reflect real value
Jul26

Everyone has values, but not everyone’s values reflect real value

Many people lament the lack of values in today’s world: “So many corrupt people sacrifice higher principles for petty pleasures.”…

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