Monthly Archives: January 2009

Places and People

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen. – Benjamin Disraeli On a virgin beach a husband(!!!) talks to his wife… A fisherman tries his luck at Kudle… Another grapples … Continue reading

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Dirac on Religion

Dirac was known to be a staunch atheist. His reasoning was as follows: “If we are honest, we must admit that religion is a jumble of false assertions, with no basis in reality. The very idea of a god is … Continue reading

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A Life Lived to the Full

I hope my obituary sounds half as good.

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A Tale of One Nation

Yesterday, during a meeting, the song “saare jahan se accha” came up. Since Iqbal, the poet had migrated to Pakistan during the partition, Mr. X saw it fit to change the lyrics of the song to “prano se priya yeh … Continue reading

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Call of a Nation

Election season will be upon us soon as we will once again be called upon to fulfill our duties as citizens by choosing those who will lead us for the next 5 years. India has achieved so much in the … Continue reading

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The Second Coming

Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer;Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhereThe ceremony of innocence is drowned;The best lack all conviction, while … Continue reading

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