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Of What Good is Goodness?
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Of What Good is Goodness?

A few weeks backs in Canada, a soft-spoken and intelligent young boy came up to me and asked me a question of great relevance to most of us. He was to appear for his[...]

How Not to Attract
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How Not to Attract

A few days back someone, a worker at the lowest rung of the corporate ladder, told me that he’d always had tough time with people at work. “I always seem to attract the opposite,”[...]

Wu Wei: Letting Good Things Happen
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Wu Wei: Letting Good Things Happen

The emperor of China during the Yuan dynasty wanted to have his picture painted. “I’m not satisfied with my portraits done thus far,” he said to a large gathering of artists. “Paint me a picture[...]

The Path of Om Swami
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The Path of Om Swami

Recently, I got a heap of emails from people worried about me. Some of them were hurt, some puzzled and others downright angry (not with me). Reason? Some baseless rumors they heard concerning the one[...]

The Secret of Happiness
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The Secret of Happiness

Dragging my feet from one day to the next, what am I really doing? This one question is unavoidable in the life of every reasonable person. Call it existential crisis, midlife crisis or whatever you[...]

Leaving Your Regrets Behind
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Leaving Your Regrets Behind

There was a lady once, a social activist, who helped people get off alcohol. It was a small town and every time she heard anyone drinking, she would immediately reach there with a small[...]