Reading…it’s one of the the greatest, most pleasurable, highly blissful indulgences that this ephemeral existence has to offer. Other than Coffee (and Chocolate ofcourse). Sometime back I gave myself a schedule to spend an hour reading everyday. About the same time I began tracking which books I was reading at…

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The Zurich Axioms has an interesting preamble. Switzerland. A country that’s landlocked by mountains. It has no agricultural, mineral or any other natural resource of any kind. Yet is one of the richest countries in the world, with a GDP per capita of $42,783! (India’s is at $2,000). How? A…

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One of the more meaningful books I have read in the recent past is Viktor E Franklís Manís Search for Meaning. The book is a mere 165 pages long, but has sold over several million copies sold and has been quoted in almost every popular self-help book Iíve come across….

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Ever since the beginning of the Economic Crises, I’ve been gobbling up every editorial, analysis, documentary and book on it, trying to understand in as plain words as possible what exactly is going on. †It’s not as simple as, “it’s because of, American Greed and the sub-prime crises”. †The main…

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The Arif & Ali blog is now on Twitter and AllConsuming.net. Whatís Twitter? Twitter is this wonderful service to help stay in touch with friends no matter where you are by sending status updates of what you were doing. So be it youíre visiting a websites (or a cafe) you…

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There are just a handful of books that I can say have dramatically changed my life for the better. War of Art by Steven Pressfield sits way high on that list. It is an outstanding book, crafted to help you may hear your life’s purpose like never before and then…

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Why would anyone want anybody to read 50 spiritual classics? 1. If youíre ever plagued like questions like, Where have we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? This book would not answer your questions for, but instead would hold your hand and guide you to the…

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