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Why are some people the way they are? Why do some politicians prefer random U-turns to consistent, secular positions? Why are some avaricious, venally so, while some others are altruistic in the truest sense? Why are some meek, always at the receiving end, in contrast to the hectoring and domineering ways of some others?
Was it preordained or merely circumstantial and incidental? An accident of birth or a far deeper force that cannot be explained in conventional scientific terms lies at the heart of the extant social order? The UnReal Times turned to metaphysics to seek answers, specifically to the theory of karma: the belief that one’s position and proclivities in the present life are the effect of actions committed in one’s previous life, the cause:
(to be continued…)