Money Matters

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Welcome to Kali Yuga

Money certainly matters as much here as anywhere in the human domain, yet naturally The (local) Tamils have a different relationship with monetary value, one that I cannot fathom; so allow me to skim blithely across the surface as usual:

While not having a clue as to how any economy works, it never fails to astonish me how well this one does work far beyond my expectations. Everyone here is more or less alright despite inconveniences, discomforts and inadequacies and on the surface they all seem happier than can be expected under the circumstances.

This beautiful man is an archetypical example: he always seems happy. This beautiful man is an archetypical example: he always seems happy.

This excellent tailor cheerfully works in a cramped, hot, leaky tiny tin shed. This excellent tailor cheerfully works in a cramped, hot, leaky tiny tin shed.

Here is the humble abode of an artist who paints beautiful boards for businesses, ashrams and NGOs. Here is the humble abode of an artist who paints beautiful boards for businesses, ashrams and NGOs.

Visitors learn second-hand that families are seething with tensions and dramas, traumas, rivalries, suppressions, repressions…

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5 Responses to “Money Matters”

  1. Nadhia Lamancha Says:

    WHO is the ‘excellent tailor’ and WHERE does he do his excellent work?

  2. Nadhia Lamancha Says:

    Richard, sorry to use this space, but would you please add this email address to your mailing list. I’ve ditched the one I used to use to receive your bulletins.

    And thank you for posting this excellent view of how well & happily one can live if one keeps one’s expectations to a minimum.

    • Richard Clarke Says:

      I am afraid I cannot add you, you must do this yourself. Do it from the subscribe button on the main page, richardarunachala.wordpress.com.

  3. Krishnamoorthy Ramachandran Says:

    Matters can be a verb also plural noun.Yes money does matter.There is always need for it.The photos show how hard it is to earn money by honest ways.

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