First facts in JNU case
2. Unfortunately, in the whole world Life's socio- political churning process instead of becoming and being more rational, scientific and humane, seems to get struck in identities of various hues and colors indicating a mindset worse than that of the sixteenth century.
3. Identity crisis is becoming one of the greatest curse of this century
4. In ThinkEdu16 conference in concluding session Sri Sri Ravishankar answered spontaneously very well to VC of a university in very simple terms how to avoid irrational depressions due to high expectations and corresponding disappointment.
5. He used just three very effective words. He said you definitely need 'Passion' to perform effectively but 'Dispassion' to carry on with shortcomings and failures. He said when you succeed in Passion you enjoy, when you have this 'Dispassion' then you do not 'hate yourself' between these two if you have 'Compassion' then you do not hate or blame others. So he said you need Passion, Dispassion and Compassion -all the three.
6. I think this simple mantra can contribute enough moderation and sense of balance which is the ultimate test of a matured person.
7. No one starts and must not start or cannot start all aspects of life in moderation.
8. Aggression, passion, influence, impact , intensity are the things the spice up the adventure of life but then everyone must grow out of these experiences into a matured balanced person acting with moderation.
10. But it is also high time that all individuals and institutions which feel responsible for youth, future generations, and posterity of humanity must emphasis and consciously promote virtues of moderation, tolerance, forgiveness, compassion, accepting facts, happiness, contextual relevance of whatever is done etc as most important tenets of emancipated human beings practicing a universal religion.