R Gopalakrishnan: Creativity - Lessons from Jesuits

Innovation produces unintended risks. However, only a scientific temper can advance knowledge

R Gopalakrishnan

Ganesha is the Lord who helps overcome obstacles. In three Innocolumns since Ganesh Chaturthi, I have written about golden rice, genetically-modified seeds and general technophobia to illustrate the point about innovation obstacles. Innovation produces unintended risks; however, only a scientific temper can advance knowledge. This column will appear just after Christmas. I have returned from the premier and upcoming Goa Institute of Management, which was founded by a Jesuit and is currently run by a Jesuit. I studied at St Xavier's School and College in Kolkata, a Belgian Jesuit ...