We need a society in which our government and our people embrace responsibility for the common good and in which altruism and philanthropy are more a motivation in supporting charitable activity than in the profit-seeking greed of capital markets.
It might appear a bit jarring to some to be engaged in such a furious debate over the controversial airport patdowns at a time intended for celebration. Does this represent the state of our country today?
Hindu myths have survived much over the centuries. In the present day, mythology may not seem overtly in danger of extinction, but it will have to be thought through carefully to remain as vibrant and vital as it has been.