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Kids in the rat race

When I went to school in the 1980s and early 1990s, summer holidays were just holidays. There was no holiday homework. Also, there were no other activities that one had to be a part of because the parents wanted so. 676 more words

Vivek Kaul's Diary

Les Américains: A Narrative on the Segregated America

Robert Frank is an American photographer and documentary filmmaker. Born in Zurich, Switzerland, he emigrated to United States in 1947. His father was a German Jew.  265 more words

Politics & Society

The World in Black and White

“When you photograph people in colour, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their souls!”
Ted Grant… 388 more words

Photography

Why are People So Touchy About EPF

There has been a lot of drama surrounding the changes that the Narendra Modi government has tried to introduce in the Employees’ Provident Fund(EPF) in the recent past. 1,184 more words

Equitymaster

Luck and the Self-Made Man

By Robert H. Frank in Atlantic Online, May 2016

Extract:

…As E.B. White once wrote, “Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.” 137 more words

Recommended Link: What Drives Success, Hard Work or Luck?

An intriguing article by Jill Suttie dropped into my inbox this week from the Greater Good website. It deconstructs one of our society’s basic but damaging assumptions: hard work guarantees success and you failed because you didn’t try hard enough. 410 more words

Book Reviews

Morals and the Free Society: 7. Frank

Here is the seventh chunk of the argument. To return to the sixth chunk, click here. To advance to the eighth chunk, click here… 2,142 more words