Why is Independence Day such an important event?

Today India celebrates its 70th Independence Day. This day in a sense is not just the celebration of India’s independence from foreign rule, but also the celebration of the ideals of Independence / Freedom that are core to its ancient values. The concepts and ideas from India’s ancient Vedic scripture continues to inspire generations even…

The Profitable Pursuit of Ignorance

Acknowledgement and knowledge of ignorance was perhaps the single most influential factor that lead to the advancement of human achievement in the last 1000 years. I got interested in the history of humankind when Bill Gates talked about it on his website about a year ago and I took a course on ‘A Brief History…