Fast Food Nation

I thoroughly enjoyed reading "Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (Harper Perennial P.S. Edition)Fast Food Nation" by Eric Schlosser. I was shocked to learn about the facts of the fast food industry.

The part that I will never forget is the dangers involved in a slaughter industry. I could have never imagined existence of anything like this in this age, especially in America. It is completely inhumane and outrageous. After reading this book, I have been to McDonald’s only for hot chocolate during winter.

The other interesting part was the story of Carl’s Jr. It was very fascinating.

Also, I had often wondered why it is so difficult to travel by train in United States. This book answered this question finally. It’s sad that the lobbying by motor companies during the early days have really sealed the fate of public transport in this country.

Meta Modern Era

This is a book written by H.H. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi. I cherish this book because it has solutions to all the problems that we have created in this world.

There’s no doubt that humanity has progressed to a great extent in every possible way. Unfortunately, while progressing we have created some major evils that are political, environmental and psychological in nature. And, this book provides a solution that will help us overcome all these problems. Continue reading Meta Modern Era

In God’s Name

In God’s Name is a children’s book. When I read it I felt that this is what adults need to read especially in today’s environment where religion has taken a center stage in politics and an individual’s life.

It reminded me of the following story. There are many ants around an elephant. As ants are so tiny in front of the elephant, none of them can see the elephant as a whole. So, each one describes a part of the elephant as one sees. Each one is right and yet not. I feel that this is exactly the situation with humanity. Continue reading In God’s Name