Madness … or Gratitude

In a classic cartoon short from around 1970, Earth is shown as voicing the collective demands of humanity by shouting, via speech bubbles, “more” … then “More” … then even “MORE.” Finally, at the end of this temper tirade, the hand of God destroys the earth in a split second. God then gets the final word: “No more!” This prophetic …

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Diwali – Festival of Lights

Today marks a major religious festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains around the world. Diwali is also known as Deepavali, which means “row of lamps.” In Hindu mythology, it marks the return of the avatar Rama to his kingdom following a 14-year exile. His elated subjects lined the streets with oil lamps to welcome back their ruler. Sikhs and …

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