Positive superstitions make sense
After all this modernisation that has taken
place, superstitious beliefs still persists in all societies. Sri
Lanka is no exception. There is no culture that is totally free from
superstitious beliefs and practices.
Man, the measure of all things
The civilised world owes a great debt to ancient
Greece which produced a string of great philosophers who professed
divergent views on life and the universe. Although some of their
views have been challenged or undergone drastic changes over the
past few centuries, Greek philosophy cannot be dismissed in toto.
Thorns on the Side
Film vs digital
If you have watched the Italian film Cinema
Paradiso, you know what it is like to fall in love with films,
literally. The projection of a film is a magical experience. As the
projector unspools each reel of film, 24 frames flash by in a second
and a moving image is created on the screen.