Justice Should Remain Blind


One of the greatest of the medieval Turkish princes was Mahmud of Ghazni (محمود غزنوی) or Mahmud Ghaznawi.  He lived from about 971 to 1030.  During this time his forces conquered large parts of what is now Iran, Afghanistan, and northern India.  It was apparently for him that the title of sultan was first invented.

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Mentorship, Progressive Blindness, And Finding The Good In Things (Podcast)


We deal with two questions in this podcast. A reader asks whether he needs a mentor to find success. In the second part of the podcast, we hear from the writer Jorge Luis Borges on how he triumphed over his blindness by creating a new reality for himself.  He tells us how he was able to find the good in the midst of darkness.  It’s an inspiring story and a critical lesson.

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