SLS – Same Language Subtitling

SLS – Same Language Subtitling:   “Self respect is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has a price”   Even Literacy. I am not talking about education, which comes at a huge price tag these days. But plain literacy – the ability to read and write, at least in one language.   If at all technologies like internet have to reach the masses, literacy for the masses is extremely critical.   Books have their advantages. One interesting argument I have read about books is that it encourages creativity by letting your imagination run and explore freely while the […]

Bhutan: Gross National Happiness, Democracy and ****

Bhutan: Gross National Happiness, Democracy and **** Gross National Happiness: * The official criterion of the Bhutanese Govt to measure the Gross National Happiness is by the levels of environmental protection, cultural promotion, good governance and economic development. The last factor is only as important as the other three. * The king of Bhutan was responsible for the definition of development in terms of the Gross National Happiness of its people, instead of an abstract economic measurement such as GNP. * Bhutan has always emphasised that development can also be based on non-material values such as cultural, social and environmental […]