Had to organize a funeral recently for a neighbor. Was aghast to find a reasonably young guy there checking with me whether the funeral pyre at the cemetery was one reserved for Brahmins!!! When I ignored him, he actually went up to the professional helpers at the cemetery and checked out with them. So much […]
Can we do something, together?
The status of the elderly in today’s society is pathetic. The need to feel needed is an important human need for a dignified life and they are becoming increasingly irrelevant in this context. I see this as an increasing kind of abuse where an entire class of people is becoming irrelevant. Their conventional social roles […]
The condition of the elderly is a matter of great concern..Sometimes, one feels some are just biding their time until the inevitable..and these are people who have been great contributors to the various hues of life.no real roles to play in increasingly nuclear situations…the human need to feel needed missing from their lives…yet another social […]
The need for wellness….
A contemporary global icon in training had rightly said, State is more important than skills for success. How often we tend to forget this…we spend all our energies in cultivating, developing and enhancing our skills base.But the state at which we operate remains dismal. Thus we have IIT/IIM students with severe emotional problems; we have […]