How to Teach Offside To a Five-Year Old Dec 2016

I have a big gripe with how children are taught things. Each lesson is shoved down their throats without an effort to steer their curious minds. In an insidious manner, this creativity-inhibiting process creates a deep-rooted habit of rote-learning things without using the critical thinking intellect. The hows and whys gradually disappear from children’s conscious creating a subservient bot rather than an inquisitive person. Sometimes, forced rote-learning is fairly obvious but often it’s rather subtle.

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Fallacy of Hating the Rich Oct 2016

Should the rich garner hate for extravagance? Along the Altamount Road in South Mumbai, stands the world’s most expensive private residence, Mukesh Ambani’s home — Antilla. Completed in 2010, the billion dollar home runs 27 storeys high with six floors solely dedicated to cars. It sports a health spa, a salon, a ballroom, and a 50-seat movie theatre and employs a staff of six-hundred for its upkeep. But a construction like Antilla upsets a fairly large number of people including prominent industrialists like Ratan Tata who called it a showcase of lacking empathy for the poor.

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