Reflecting on Mystic’s message at the turn of the year

As the ‘Time’ of the year 2015 comes to an end, I am reflecting on the Mystic’s message, you may have seen on my Pottery blog, on how we perceive the arrow of time and its effects. Entropy is the natural order of things all around us. The second law of thermodynamics states that the disorder…

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Antifragility in action – Donald Trump Show

Here is my honest confession. I started following Donald Trump on Twitter right after the GOP debate and I also keep watching many viral videos of him making ‘politically incorrect’, absolutely absurd statements. But WHY?  Because he is a rare specimen that is demonstrating ‘Antifragile’ characteristics and it is not only entertaining but also quite intriguing to see…

Antifragile – The Power of Stressors

What’s common between the viral fever of my toddler son, fasting during the holy month of Ramadan, working-out at gym and start-up companies? They all are ‘Antifragile’. Nicholas Taleb coined this term in his classical work – Antifragile – Things that Gain from Disorder. Here is the simplest way to understand the concept: Porcelain cup can…

The Power of Weak over the Strong – AAP Victory

The power of grassroots democracy was on showcase in the recently concluded elections in Delhi. Small won over the large; household agenda triumphed national agenda; micro trends stumped macro trends; new party wiped out old party and the story of David and Goliath repeated again in the plain sight of a billion people. Aam Aadmi…