2021: Creating a Lexicon of Future
Z is for Zero
Flipping the Script: From ‘Hero’ to ‘Zero’
When Gandhi went to London to negotiate with the monarchy regarding India’s release, a British journalist asked him: “what is your secret?”
In other words, how does a 90 pound Hindu ascetic with homespun clothes and no shoes bring the largest empire in history to its knees?
Gandhi’s answer was simply 6 words: “I strive to make myself zero.”
By “zero”, Gandhi was referring to…