Don’t Screw Over Your Friends

Don’t Screw Over Your Friends

Vijay and Raju were friends. One day while on holiday, exploring a forest, they saw a bear coming towards them. Naturally, they were both frightened, so Raju, who knew how to climb trees, climbed one quickly. He didn’t spare a thought for his friend who had no idea...
Don’t Assume We are Going to Fail

Don’t Assume We are Going to Fail

“During a research experiment a marine biologist placed a shark into a large holding tank and then released several small bait fish into the tank. As you would expect, the shark quickly swam around the tank, attacked and ate the smaller fish. The marine biologist then...
Mohandas Gandhi’s Salt March

Mohandas Gandhi’s Salt March

Famous Examples of Civil Disobedience in History Although salt production was lucrative in India, only the British were gaining from the resource. Their laws forbid Indians from selling salt independently and required that Indians pay a premium for salt that...
341 BCE Third Pillipic

341 BCE Third Pillipic

If you want a fast assurance that Athenian orator Demosthenes was a magisterial wordsmith, consider the fact that one of history’s most famed speakers of all time, Cicero, cited his ancient forebear 300 years later. Demosthenes’ Third Philipic, so-called because it...
1961 Inaugural Address : John F. Kennedy

1961 Inaugural Address : John F. Kennedy

Much of President Kennedy’s pithy 1,366-word inaugural address, delivered on January 20, 1961, was well-written and meaningful, but as often happens, his speech has stood the test of time thanks to one perfect phrase. Amidst an address filled with both hope and dire...