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Eckhart Tolle’s THE POWER OF NOW

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Eckhart Tolle’s THE POWER OF NOW   “The ‘Power of Now’ can transform your thinking. The result? More joy, right now.” —Oprah Winfrey “Forget about life situation for a while and pay attention to your life … your life situation is mind-stuff, your life is real.” (Page 52) Leading a very troubled and problematic life, created by many periods of ... Read More »

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind By Yuval Noah Harari  Agha Shahriyar Khan This review was declared winner of the Book Review Competition conducted by World Times Institute   If you are interested in the most intriguing tale of all times: the story of Humankind; if you are curious to know about the events that changed the fate of Sapiens from ... Read More »

The Thucydides Trap and the Rise and Fall of Great Powers

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The Thucydides Trap and the Rise and Fall of Great Powers Roughly 2,400 years ago, Thucydides, a Greek historian and author of “History of the Peloponnesian War,” expressed a view that resonates in strategic thinking to this day. He argued that the real cause of the Peloponnesian War was the rapid increase in the power of Athens and the fear ... Read More »

Stephen R. Covey

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Stephen R. Covey ‘We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is then not an act but a habit’. — Aristotle In 1989, Stephen R. Covey, a noted American educator, author, businessman and keynote speaker, introduced a new genre in literature: personal development. This book sold like hot cakes and became an international bestseller in no time. All the successful and ... Read More »

Book Review “The Anarchy” The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

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Book Review The Anarchy The Relentless Rise of the East India Company Reviewed by: Maya Jasanoff About a century ago, a series of giant murals was unveiled in the Palace of Westminster depicting the “Building of Britain”, which bounded in eight set-pieces from King Alfred’s long-ships beating back the Danes in 877 to bewigged parliamentarians presenting Queen Anne with the ... Read More »