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To say that one needs money to live is to but state the obvious , but even with inflation and all , I am wondering as to how much money does one really need to live on in todayâ€™s age. The cost of living must be going up faster than our comprehension and experience. How else can one explain that Rs 35,000 crores is the estimated size of what could be the biggest income tax evasion scam in this country. India does not have a very healthy record of tax compliance and tax evasion has been quite the norm among the non salaried classes almost since the days of independence. Several rounds of VDIS including a fairly recent one that the current finance minister in an earlier avatar had introduced have had a rather modest success.
Today , reading these stories and others like it, I get the picture that for all the tall talk about Corporate Social Responsibility and all that blah by the various chambers of industry , our consciences are anesthetized and we are oblivious to any thing except our own advancement in life and the amoral pursuit of creature comforts. The Bible tells us plainly that we are called to be our brothersâ€™ keepers and others like Jamsetji Tata have reflected the same thought in a different vocabulary but in todayâ€™s day and age , we are lost the ability to be the keepers of our own conscience , let alone think of our brother or our neighbor