Dealing with the Monday blues
The weekend, which started with such bright
promise, is now inexorably rolling towards a conclusion. Even if
things are going right, those Monday blues have mysteriously
reappeared, bringing mild depression, echoes of loneliness or a
twinge of unease or sadness.
A philosopher nicknamed ‘the dog’
We have such a high regard for philosophers in
the East and West that we hardly make a disparaging remark about
them. Almost all the philosophers are eccentric, away from the
centre. You find only ordinary people who cannot think for
themselves at the centre of society.
Thorns on the Side
Houses of the future
What kind of house will you be living in 20 or
30 years’ time? The truth is that today’s houses are not all that
energy efficient. Even with the available technology, one can live
in a more sustainable way, using energy resources wisely. Twenty or
thirty years down the road, technology will be sufficiently advanced
to offer a totally sustainable lifestyle centred on houses that are
100 per cent energy efficient.