Daily Archives: July 20, 2011

Sacred Text

Qur’an, India, 16th century. Chapter 18, al-Kahf (The Cave) verse 110 to Chapter 19,  Maryam (Mary), verse 31 BL Add. MS 18497, ff. 118v–119  

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When in Greece…

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Athens Katerina Sokou, 37, a Greek financial journalist at Kathimerini, a daily newspaper, told me this story: A group of German members of the Bavarian Parliament came to Athens shortly after the economic crisis erupted here … Continue reading

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Gross National Happiness

‘What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful’ (Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama) By Derek Bok, In a time of tight budgets and financial crisis, politicians look to economic growth as the centrepiece of their domestic policy programmes. Gross … Continue reading

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