My possessions of rags
Preserved through ages
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While wandering for several years around present Lothal (the remains of Indus Civilisation) I realised: the land here turns ceaseless into desert; it is not restored even in the so-called advanced Twentieth Century!
Though I take keen interest in archaeology I never visited Lothal. What is the point in boasting about the bygone past!
We have heard a story: Emperor Nero was playing fiddle when Rome was burning. Mighty Roman Empire and the Civilisation vanished.
During my childhood I had read a Marathi story about wrestlers. In the climax, it mentions, “the strength of the mighty is also their weakest point”.
Industrial Civilisation, nurtured by the capitalist global corporate society, too, is falling headlong.
I intend to post on the present hot topics at leisure:
1. Global meltdown, and