Monthly Archives: September 2010

Justice instead of judgment.

This should warm the heart (I deliberately use the word ‘heart’ rather than the one I would normally use) of my future lawyer Ashok. This should also be of interest to those of my readers interested in the very complex … Continue reading

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Social Status.

I was attending a small get together at a neighbour’s place the other day and was quite uncomfortable with the, what to me appeared to be, very artificial gaiety. I was also the only male not imbibing and that too … Continue reading

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The Hindu Muslim Equation In India.

Four sets of photographs which tell a story of sorts about India. These are two photographs of me and my younger brother taken in 1963. Both of us were wearing “Sherwanis”. A long closed coat almost inevitably worn by the … Continue reading

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Genetics And Memetics – II

When I wrote my post Genetics and Memetics, the thrust of the post was in the declining number of male descendants in our family to highlight that perhaps something genetic was influencing the trend. Some of my readers have however … Continue reading

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Isms.

I hope that you enjoy reading another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by Conrad. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, … Continue reading

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Quiet Desperation.

“What I really lack is to be clear in my mind what I am to do, not what I am to know, except in so far as a certain knowledge must precede every action. The thing is to understand myself, … Continue reading

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For Wives With Worries.

Here is a novel idea to promote a bar/restaurant in Chennai in the South of India. (Originally known as Madras)

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The Goddess Of Garbage.

I request my readers to bear with me a while before I come to the main subject matter. Firstly, this post on Faith has to be read followed by another one on Ganesha. The main thrust on both the posts … Continue reading

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Genetics And Memetics.

Please click on the image to get a larger picture. We follow a patrilineal system in our community. By this, what is meant is that the girls who get married into other families go away into the other families as … Continue reading

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Inspiration.

I hope that you enjoy reading another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by Grannymar. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, … Continue reading

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