Ready to die on an A380 (or anywhere else)?

If you had been on the Airbus A380 that blew an engine near Singapore and returned for an emergency landing on 4 November 2010, what would you have done at the time? What would have gone through your head ? Would it have caused you to seriously re-evaluate yourself and your life as you prayed for a safe landing? Everyone thought it would be just another flight – but it wasn’t. Apparently...

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Three good reasons for Terry Jones (and each of us) to see things differently

There was an international media firestorm regarding the stated intention of a previously unknown Florida pastor, Terry Jones, to burn copies of the Holy Quran on September 11, 2010. He had the opportunity to air his views on CNN where he made some statements which were revelatory in exposing the mindset and opinions driving his choices and actions. When he was asked why he would want to anger...

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Sanjay Kirloskar – be true to oneself

At a meeting at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) held on August 31, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa,  Shirley Roeloffze (Free Your Thought) asked Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director of Kirloskar Brothers Limited, what mindsets and attitudes had contributed most to the success of the family business. Established in 1888 and incorporated in 1920, Kirloskar Brothers...

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