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Mutually Assured Financial Destruction

By Navin Doshi, May 19th, 2010 Mutually assured destruction (MAD) is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two opposing sides would effectively result in the destruction of both the attacker and the defender. The doctrine assumes that each side has enough nuclear weaponry […]

The Butterfly Effect – Seeds of the Meltdown

The Butterfly Effect – Seeds of the 2008-2009 Meltdown By Navin Doshi, April 19th, 2010 In the last two decades, we have experienced the bursting of two bubbles- the first in technology in 2000 and the second in housing in 2008. When exactly were the seeds planted for the current American suffering with close to […]

Gazing Into the Crystal Ball for 2010 by Navin Doshi

GAZING INTO THE CRYSTALL BALL FOR 2010 by Navin Doshi Gerald Celente, who predicted the crash of 2008 and 2009, publishes a trend research report for his clients. Here are his predictions and probable future trends: The stock market will crash again in the later part of 2010. Printing trillions of dollars that don’t have […]

Dollar: Past, Present and Future by Navin Doshi

In this article, Navin Doshi discusses the history and present state of the dollar and reflects on its relationship with gold.

Irrational Optimism by Navin Doshi & Sujay Desai (October 8th, 2009)

As a young nation, America has always preferred to boldly look ahead to a limitless future without much consideration for the past.  Because we have such a brief history, we tend to cut ties with past events as a matter of course.  In one regard, this perspective grants Americans the freedom to quickly overcome calamities […]

Philosophy of Death and the Health Care Debate

The concept of death varies drastically between cultures and even between individuals within the cultures. Most are encompassed by fear at the thought of it, and some deny its inevitability whatsoever. However, all that we ought to do in life is working up to attaining the selfless awareness that is so desired for that point, that moment of death. When we die, we leave our wealth and our possessions wherever they are. The family and the friends go with the dead body to the cemetery where the body is cremated or buried, and then they go home. The only thing left in this world are the good selfless deeds that people will always remember.

In this article, Navin Doshi refelcts on the philosophy of death as understood by Indian Vedanta and applies this to the healthcare debate in today’s America.

Descartes, Einstein, and Signs of the Divine by Navin Doshi (September 17, 2009

Descartes’ contribution to the field of science and philosophy was to distinguish mind and body, making him one of the first in the West responsible for separating the two selves. He was able to define the mind, unlike matter, as non-local (it does not have any location in space), not divisible, and existing independently of […]

A Tale of Two Metals – Gold and Silver by Navin Doshi (Aug. 26, 2009)

Just as in the novel, “A Tale of two Cities”, written by Charles Dickens, about London and Paris during French revolution and the unflattering social parallels, this is an article about gold and silver. The poor man’s symbol of wealth, silver, has been treated unfairly by design or otherwise by institutions with the blessings of […]

Die Hard Illusions by Navin Doshi (August 11, 2009)

We are in an age of bubble markets. Bubbles create both a highly over-priced and also a deflated class of assets at the same time. These formations are not new; in fact, the boom and bust of the Panama Canal and the Rail-Road are great examples of such occurrences. In the past there was a […]

The Banyan Tree: Asia’s Mascot by Navin Doshi (June 29, 2009)

The Economist’s first Asia-centered column titled “Banyan” was initiated on April 11th, 2009, comparable to columns “Lexington” for America and “Bagehot” for England. It continues the discourse about Asian issues, with an explanation of their concentration in spirituality and entrepreneurialism. Though the awareness that will be brought to readers is laudable, why is the spread […]