Monthly Archives: November 2013

What is Love? – The Amazing Insight of a Buddhist Monk

Although I cannot, alone, address such a universally challenging question of “What is Love?”, I can present some wondrous insights from Buddhism into the understanding of such an empowering yet vulnerable emotion. Some suggest love is purely chemical secretions playing … Continue reading

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Five Wonderful Reasons to Watch “Gori Tere Pyaar Main”

Variety magazine described GTPM as “a moderately well-executed romantic comedy” and I wholeheartedly agree! Despite some of its lackluster moments, I found it to be a total paisa-vasool family entertainment. Sadly, it opened to a lukewarm box office reception and … Continue reading

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How to Attract the One You Love in 3 Easy Steps

There are no fool-proof ways to guarantee that the love of your life will come running into your arms, or bend on one knee, or any yoga-defying pose in between. However, I do have some helpful ideas that can brighten … Continue reading

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A Contemporary Look at the World’s Total Debt and Reserves

Please Note: The following information is presented to you as an excerpt from “Truth, Errors, and Lies – Politics and Economics in a Volatile World” (Columbia University Press, 2011) by former Polish Finance Minister, Grzegorz W. Kolodko. All graphs and … Continue reading

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A Love Story That You’ve Seldom Heard Before

He first saw her when she finished cleaning the tables at the café. As soon as her shifts would end, he would gather the courage to indicate his interest but remained silent. The pre-meeting jitters were not only on account … Continue reading

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Finance Crime on a Grand Scale and the Case of Goldman Sachs

When wealth accumulates in the collective hands of a few individuals, it can lead to a nexus of concentrated power that can be easily abused, regardless of which industry and economy you operate in. And Goldman Sachs, with close to $1 … Continue reading

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Extrapolating the Bond Yield Curve to the Bond We Share With Our Family

Excessive study of graphs and equations in a specialized field can be overwhelming for any student. With the structured nature of our education system, it can be even more difficult to retain what we learn after we graduate. The best education … Continue reading

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