I do not keenly study the global or Indian financial markets – I either lack the ability, or have no inclination to put in that extra effort to unravel the possible future results of human manipulations & speculations.
I am never comfortable dealing with glorious uncertainties, thus lack the gambler’s instinct. I often contemplate on my father’s personal teachings to me …viz… “The richest man is not the one who has the most, but whose needs are least”.
There is a great word in Sanskrit -viz- Maaya = Illusion + Delusion + Hallucination
Economics, as we find now, is founded on Maaya. Hope is sustained by promoting speculations on unrealizable possibilities. All religionists have done this and horribly exploited the gullible commoners to no end – and continue to do so. Read the rest of this entry