Category Archives: Philosophy

Musings Of A Senior Citizen.

Since most of my regular readers are senior citizens, just as I am, I am sharing a forward that I received. “As I was lying around, pondering the problems of the world, I realised that at my age I don’t … Continue reading

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The Pythagorean Cup.

You can learn all about the Pythagorean cup in this Wikipedia entry. Like many other events in my life there has been synchronicity here too. On Tuesday night, my friend Koushik who features in so many such synchronicities, exchanged ideas … Continue reading

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Life.

“In my next life I want to live my life backwards. You start out dead and get that out of the way. Then you wake up in an old people’s home feeling better every day. You get kicked out for … Continue reading

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Attitude.

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Life Is Like A Roll Of Toilet Paper.

“I’ve learned …. That life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes.” ~ Andy Rooney. It is not going fast enough for me.  Is it for you?

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India Is Not Chaotic!

I wish! In any case, there are some young people in my life who come up with brilliant suggestions and / or ideas that appeal to me and this post is about one such. To be able to appreciate why, … Continue reading

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Creationism Or Evolution.

Another Shackmanese topic! And my, by now familiar, response. Why “Or”? Why not “And”? In my ancient land, the majority of people practice what has, for historical reasons, been called Hinduism. Historical because, When people from the West first came … Continue reading

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A TED Talk On Three Life Lessons.

My readers will recollect my seeing the movie Sully and writing about it and this has just come to my notice though it is quite old. This will take just a little more than five minutes. It is however mind … Continue reading

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Age!

My very dear middle aged friend Sandeep posted this on facebook. I am well past the middle aged stage and I would say this. Same process of climbing but different perceptives!

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Einstein And Tagore.

This was sent to me by a cousin who thinks that it will be “uplifting” for me. I have verified that this conversation took place in reality as there are any number of references to it in the web. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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