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An Integral Approach to management and human development based on the spiritual vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother with an emphasis on its application to various domains of knowledge and life.

A Scientific Exploration of the Impossible – II – M.S. Srinivasan

A Physicist’s Perspective on Parapsychology On telepathy, Kaku describes some of the scientific experiments conducted by Society of Psychical Research and Rhine Research centre in US and concludes “The vast … Continue reading

January 24, 2018 · 4 Comments

A Scientific Exploration of the Impossible – I – M.S. Srinivasan

(This article is a review and a critical commentary of a fascinating book The Physics of the Impossible by an eminent physicist, Michio Kaku.) “Earth’s winged chimeras are truth’s steeds … Continue reading

January 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Cultured and The Philistine: Is There Any Difference? – M.S. Srinivasan

(Is there any great difference in the consciousness of the common man and the elite?) The word “Philistine” is a derogatory term used by the “cultured” elite like the artist, … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · 3 Comments

Resurgence of the East or the Triumph of Western Capitalism ? – M.S. Srinivasan

(What is the significance of the emerging economic resurgence of the East? This article examines this question from a deeper perspective) The well-known consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), in one of … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · 6 Comments

Human Worker and the Machine Intelligence – M.S. Srinivasan

A new trend which is debated and discussed intensely and extensively in the media is the increasing influx of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots in to the work-place. Many tasks … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 · 9 Comments

Bullfighting and the Meaning of Culture – M.S. Srinivasan

(Recently, the banning of Jallikkatt, an ancient sport of bullfighting in Tamil Nadu, by the Supreme Court of India evoked widespread protest in this Indian state. This article examines this … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 19 Comments

Money: Black, White and Grey – M.S. Srinivasan

The demonetisation measures of the Government of India to curb black money generated some heated debates on the pros and cons of the method. This article examines some of the … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Business Responsibility and Social Responsibility – M.S. Srinivasan

(What are the responsibilities of business to society? This article is a reappraisal of the traditional and emerging perspectives on social responsibility of business.) Sometimes back a senior executive of … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Culture and Economic Development – III: The Task Ahead – M.S. Srinivasan

This Indian vision of development has a living relevance for the future evolution of human society.  For, as Sri Aurobindo points out, “…in the next great stage of human progress … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 7 Comments

Culture and Economic Development – II: The Indian Paradigm – M.S. Srinivasan

  Economics in ancient India, contrary to popular conceptions, was given much importance in the thought and life of the people.   The science of economics, called Vritta, formed an important … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · 1 Comment