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…

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Wisdom of the Crowd

The age-old maxim, Vox Populi, Vox Dei meaning Voice of People is the Voice of God may hold some credence against the popular belief that crowd behavior is the expression of human madness. Lets see how. Wisdom of the crowd phenomenon was first noted just over a century ago by Sir Francis Galton when he asked…