The virus of politics is more dangerous than Covid

This is my third post in a row related to Covid. I never thought I’d be sucked into giving the damn virus even more airtime. But I suppose in strange times, you see the best parts of people as well as the worst. And yes, I’ve just used the term “strange times”. Urgh.  For me, … Continue reading The virus of politics is more dangerous than Covid

Is This Necessary?

Marcus Aurelius has always been an interesting figure for me. One of the most prominent Roman Emperors, he ruled the empire for nineteen years from 161 to 180. He’s an endearing figure for many, both as a thinker and leader. Although what is most endearing about him for me is his philosophical work called Meditations, … Continue reading Is This Necessary?

Galileo, climate change and the case for debate

In the early 1600’s in Pisa, Galileo Galilei, a professor of mathematics, developed a keen interest in spyglasses, telescopes and observing distant planets. He got so involved in it that he made a conclusion which went against the entire scientific establishment of the time. Of course, this conclusion was that the Earth in fact goes … Continue reading Galileo, climate change and the case for debate