So, the problem is not the continued existence of the system, but rather the continued existence of it without periodic appraisals and time bound goals. The original sin is now perpetuated within the unprivileged community and the purpose of the reservation stands defeated.
A prostitute was brought before Jesus. We read it in John 8. The religious leaders who had brought her told Jesus that according to law, she must be put to death, and asked him what he had to say about it. The bible says Jesus stooped down and started to write on the ground. The … Continue reading Will the real righteous please stand up?
Book review: Lincoln, by David Herbert Donald “Lincoln” by David Herbert Donald is more than just a biography of Lincoln. It is a great attempt at analysing Lincoln's personality by looking into reasons behind his actions and attitudes. This is the first complete biography of Lincoln that I read, so I cannot compare it with … Continue reading A formidable account of a formidable personality
I don't know you! Mark is a devout Christian. He reads the Bible everyday, prays everyday, goes to the church every Sunday and does not miss a mass. He gets filled with the Holy Spirit and talks in tongues often in the church. He has even prophesied once or twice. He always wears a Cross … Continue reading The little ones
Book review: Common sense, by Thomas Paine This book was written by Thomas Paine, an Englishman who had just moved to America. It was written during a time, when Americans, as a people, hadn’t decided if they should stay under England or become an independent nation. This book is widely held as the book that … Continue reading Let go of the land of the free
Book review: The old man and the sea This book about a pertinacious old fisherman, who goes in to the sea in an attempt to have his old fortune back. The narrative felt monotonous, but that is probably because of its semi-self-reflective style. There was a withdrawn and sullen tone to the book. The author … Continue reading Withdrawn and sullen
Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian freedom leader and the first prime minister of India. He was highly instrumental in shaping the early years of Indian democracy, which was a chaotic period. If not for him, India might have fallen in shame as soon as it had risen in glory. Abraham Lincoln was and still is … Continue reading Nehru and Lincoln
Book review: Mere Christianity, by C. S. Lewis This book by C.S. Lewis is an argment for Morality and Christian God. It is a short book. He begins with Morality, moves on to God, then to Christian God, and then to Christian values and beliefs, as he arrives at covincing arguments for the existence and … Continue reading Mere Christianity