The collapse

Nature is the largest investor in all of us, making it one of our key shareholders alongside us and our parents. And nature has equally invested itself in all what it has created, not just us humans. The collective value of what nature has created is immeasurable, and it’s economic value is also immense. Take…

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…

Inspired by Nature: Creating a sustainable economic system

As the society and the economy gets more complex, the design fault lines are becoming increasing visible. Today, the global economy faces a number of serious challenges and issues. For example, while globalisation had a good run over the past 4 decades  benefitting a large percentage of the global population, but at the same time,…

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…

The Indian COVID Crisis – Fighting a good fight by uniting a divided society

A country like India badly needs an integrated medicine infrastructure to help fix it healthcare. For example, there is just one doctor for every 1,457 people based on the most updated population figure of 1.35 billion people, and obviously this ratio is much lower than WHO’s acceptable norm of 1:1000. And according to ministry of health…

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…

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…

Collective Behaviour: The Linchpin keeping the Human Society and the Market Economy Functioning

A society along with the financial markets generally operates under a Collective behaviour model. And without a defined central command or control, it’s probably one of the best way to regulate activity and growth. In case you are wondering, examples of such systems are abundant in nature. For example, various species of ants that live…