Clergy's role in preventing alcoholism
The latest report issued by the National
Dangerous Drugs Control Board has disturbing information. Their
Handbook of Drug Abuse Information – 2011 indicates that “alcohol
culture” has clearly penetrated every strata of our society and
infiltrated intricately into the social framework of our country.
Let's banish false reverence for books!
Writing between the lines is quite different
from reading between the lines. Unfortunately, even most adults do
not know the value of writing between the lines. However, it is not
a novel concept. Celebrated historian Lord Macaulay used to annotate
all the books he read.
Thorns on the Side:
Lessons from the rail tragedy
The recent tragic incident whereby a youth fell
on to the railway tracks after the train steps apparently gave way
has raised concerns about the safety of our public transport
systems. There are many versions of the terrible accident and the
youth too may have been careless if he tried to alight from a moving
train as some media accounts suggest.