A line of enquiry: Where do you think you belong ?

Based on our current understanding of the big picture, the consensus view is that the story of modern humans journey started in Africa some 200,000 years ago. And modern humans most likely evolved from their common ancestor, Homo erectus, which literally means ‘upright man’ in Latin. Obviously Homo erectus is an extinct species of human that probably lived…

The idea of money

Productivity, success, wellbeing, influence, power and authority, and almost all aspects of human living is now tied to money. That is our modern society today. But the value of money gets derived from people. The idea that somehow money is store of value and people aren’t is based on flawed understanding of value. What is…

Is nature the best entrepreneur and investor there is ?

A generic description of nature will most likely be , the collective natural, physical, material world as well as the universe at large. Some refer to "Nature" as the physical world they live in. Our best and biggest discoveries all come from nature. And as humans we are all part of nature, so we come…

Destiny, fate and people: It is ideas that shape a human society

There are many variables and variations of permutations, combinations, probability and chances that influences a human living and the journey at large. And even the most brilliant human minds aren’t capable of developing a comprehensive understanding of the absolute truth. I do wonder if there is such a thing called absolute truth ? We know…

People are the collateral damage of bad investment decisions made in the market: Investing one on one in the 2020

Since the March of 2020 we have been in the grips of covid-19 induced pandemic. The governments have had to bailout out the economy, because of the economic shock coming from the lockdown measures put in place to protect the healthcare systems and the society at large. And even with all the right intentions, most…

A False equivalence : Comparing Financial Crisis to the Pandemic

My imaginary grandmother aka GrandMa once told me “ son!  you don’t measure the damage caused by a hurricane, when you are in the eye of the hurricane “. And I believe that to be true. In my own assessment, we should have a lot more clarity on where we are and the road ahead…

Institutionalisation of Democracy and the Gods – The faults within 

The idea of conceiving a  system of governance for a society that is ruled  by the people, kicked started the concept of democracy. And democratic ways of governing a society has  been around for few thousands years now. Modern history tells us that, it is the Greeks who came up with the original conception of…

Capitalism Vs Socialism – Looking for a new normal

  The title is probably causing a bit of confusion, isn’t it ? However, my intention is not to cause any confusion, but to ask myself and hopefully others a simple, but an honest  question. And that is, when it comes to capitalism vs socialism debate, are we really taking sides based on  our bias…

A Discussion on the concept of value

Before I get started, I feel, it’s probably a good idea to set the backdrop of the story as a context to just why did I decide to write about the concept of value. So here it is.  I got on a scheduled conference call with two potential investors who were kind enough to show…