The Rise Of Indian Thought Leaders

Mahatma Gandhi endorsing products! I still remember being a bit shocked seeing Apple's 'Think Different' advertisement campaign in Silicon Valley a few years ago. It was initially disconcerting to see Bapu (as he is popularly known as in India) being used posthumously, to help sell products in a foreign land. Isn’t that branding at the … Continue reading The Rise Of Indian Thought Leaders

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

I sometimes wonder whether dreams have a hidden purpose, and whether they are trying to tell us something. The prevailing theories are the Freudian theory that endorses hidden meanings to dream  themes and subject matter, and the Hobsonian theory that relegates them to manifestations of disturbed brain functioning. While the Freudian theory advocates that dreams … Continue reading Let Sleeping Dogs Lie