Sensational Sayings

Common sense is that which judges the things that is given to it by other senses. - Leonardo Da Vinci Systems theory broadly classifies any system as either open or closed. An open system is one that is influenced by its environment, while a closed one is isolated from it. Scientific studies generally try to … Continue reading Sensational Sayings


Expressing Experience

Not hearing is not as good as hearing, hearing is not as good as seeing, seeing is not as good as mentally knowing, mentally knowing is not as good as acting; true learning continues up to the point that action comes forth. - Xun Zi 不闻不若闻之,闻之不若见之,见之不若知之,知之不若行之;学至于行之而止矣 How can we communicate experience? Can one learn by observing … Continue reading Expressing Experience

When should one provide refuge (அடைக்கலம்)?

There is a famous quote from the Spanish philosopher George Santayana: Those who do not remember their past are condemned to repeat their mistakes. In a globalized world, lessons are not just limited to a single country but across countries and cultures. Indian history gets more complicated due to its length that its various aspects … Continue reading When should one provide refuge (அடைக்கலம்)?