Monthly Archives: April 2017

A western concept

There is no such single religion as Hinduism. Hinduism is a term created by the west which encompasses a variety of religions on the Indian sub-continent.

(The Great Courses – Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition)

Wish I had invested in this company

In 1906 the Supreme Court upheld a Department of Justice ruling that Standard Oil was a monopoly. This led to the breakup of the company into Chevron, Esso, Mobil, Amoco, Conoco and Arco. The companies did not really compete vigorously against each other and the public did not really benefit, however the shareholders became even richer.

(The Great Courses – The Industrial Revolution)