Study of Societies

THE DUPLICITOUS OUT OF AFRICA THEORY

Man has forever been apprehensive about his biggest and main flaw; the fragility of life. Thus, he has always desired immortality. However, the realities of life are such that one must face death sooner or later. Death brings with it the inevitable erasure of the person’s identity and worldly achievements. In order to get around this painful dilemma, some have…

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Mind Development

THE POWER OF AFFINITY: BOOK REVIEW OF “LAW OF ATTRACTION” BY MICHAEL J. LOSIER

Potentially, we are protean beings with high intellect. It is our versatility that empowers us. This is the secret of our progress, adaptability and innate instinct for self-growth. This is why we admire proactive people who inspire others as opposed to reactive individuals. The reactive types usually are not self-motivated and tend to avoid responsibility. Although our goal in life…

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Mind Development

A JOURNEY OF ACCEPTANCE

If there is anything that is certain about life, it is that it never is what you expect it to be. My life’s journey has been all but what I expected it to be. Now I am at that stage of my life where I have no regrets, not anymore. And yes, life does have different stages or phases. I…

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Mind Development

WHEN ADULTS STOP GROWING

I was in the park that day, reading a book while enjoying the British summer weather. A short distance away some people were playing with their children on the grass, and some seniors were walking their dogs on the pathways. It was kind of a normal day. All of a sudden, Mithu appeared from behind me and landed on the…

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Study of Societies

WHEN CIVILISATIONS PEAK AND PLATEAU

It is the visionaries who inspire their nations towards a path to greatness, while the inept and the corrupt leaders drain the resources with their delusions of grandiose and their irresistible appetite for megalomania. During the early and rising phase of the civilisation, the rulers are mindful of their integrity and are patriotic and compassionate. Then, while civilisation is at…

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Mind Development

OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION: BOOK REVIEW OF “PROCRASTINATION: WHY YOU DO IT, WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT NOW” BY JANE B. BURKA AND LENORA M. YUEN

Having a complete self-awareness is a rare phenomenon. We are not fully conscious of things nor do we always have the clarity of reasons behind self-behaviour. We subscribe to an idea or a way of thinking and then cling on to it as if our life depended on it. Dogma enters our life as a habit or a belief. But…

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