Beautiful People

How Stuff Works” – recently posted a fascinating article on the “Amish”. As many as 100,000 in number, the ‘Amish’ seemingly maintain an 18th century lifestyle in a 21st century world ! But what’s truly amazing is that, in spite of this “backwardness”, the Amish imbibe a … value-system … that many of us would benefit from…

Going Faster, But Where?

Since the year 2000, The Economist and Shell join forces on an annual basis to create an international writing competition that encourages future thinking. I was going through the work of some of its past winners, when I chanced upon a short but poignant essay on the subject of sustainability of 21st century travel. In a short span of 3 pages, “A Ramble to Africa” makes some insightful observations on Travel, and on Life… and is definitely worth a read…