Weekly musings - Jan 4th 2021

Podcasts I always admired the Mughal emperor, Akbar the Great, for his patronage of arts and sciences. I would imagine his court filled with the masters of that era, sharing the best of their works with Akbar. I was envious of Akbar’s access to these masters as not only could he experience their creations at will, but he could also quiz them on their methods and understand what made them excel in their craft. I concluded that among the greatest luxuries of life would be (1) access to masters (2) ability to experience their work (3) ability to understand their systems and methods. These luxuries are accessible to almost everyone today at a much larger scale thanks to the magic of podcasts.

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