Shorts (short posts)

Philosophy

    August 25, 2015

    Some Thoughts On Change (and India)

    One of the biggest challenges one faces living in India is getting change. You go to any ATM, out pop…
    June 14, 2010

    Return to Chocolates

    We all have priorities. Material priorities. Those that we think we will solve all our problems. Like an Audi Q7…
    March 2, 2018

    Five More Things I’ve Learned in Life Till Now

    Five years ago, as the prime years of my youth were starting to wane, I suddenly realised that most of…
    June 14, 2018

    Growing Out of Popular-Culture Afflictions

    The Football World Cup starts today. Yes, the FIFA World Cup, Russia 2018 kicks off in a few hours! I…
    October 18, 2011

    Of Insurance Companies and Customer Harassment – A True Story

    There is no such thing as customer service in India as we all know. All that goes on in this…
    January 4, 2011

    Will Someone Please Pick the Phone?

    When it comes to customer service, it looks like telecom companies in India are on a race to outdo each other…
    January 1, 2012

    My New Year Resolution: To Not to Give a Damn.

    “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn” are immortal words spoken by Clark Gable as Rhett Butler to Scarlett O’Hara…
    March 6, 2012

    The Matrix Tatkal Anomaly and Missed Trains

    The Universe works in uncanny ways and it has its own ways of setting things right to preserve the delicate…
    March 27, 2012

    Our Existence and It’s Reason – A Triumph of Nature, Written in Blood.

    Who the hell are we? Why are we here on this planet? Why did we evolve? What is the reason…
    October 1, 2011

    The Pale Blue Dot – We Are Nothing.

    Right now, I am feeling incredibly overcome with this sense of overwhelming, stupendous, inexplicable feeling of utter insignificance, that numbing…
    March 2, 2016

    Missing a Train and the Philosophy of Reason

    Human beings are hardwired to always look for patterns and reasons in everything, which is why we keep on wondering…
    July 25, 2011

    B. Tech Victims

    They sell their souls and four years of their life hanging on a promise that they will be bestowed with…
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