Category Archives: Philosophy

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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Meaning / Purpose / Happiness.

This Mark Twain quote was shared by a friend on facebook and led me to muse over it and the result is this post. In Viktor Frankl’s book Man’s Search For Meaning, Frankl often quotes Nietzsche: “He who has a … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama’s Guide To Happiness.

I just can’t help loving this man. Please do spend just over eight minutes watching and listening to this very well made video.

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Drinking From The Saucer.

Drinking From The Saucer by John Paul Moore I’ve never made a fortune, And I’ll never make one now But it really doesn’t matter ‘Cause I’m happy anyhow As I go along my journey I’m reaping better than I’ve sowed … Continue reading

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Doing Something II.

Cheerful Monk while commenting on my post Doing Something asked – “So what are you choosing to do? How are you making that choice?” In the same post, Wisewebwoman commented – “You need to share, Ramana!” My response is This. … Continue reading

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Life’s Plans.

To add to that very pithy observation, it is still not going as planned and that is okay too.

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Perceptions.

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” ~ Aldous Huxley It is odd that this topic has come about when I am still mulling over the effects of The Danger … Continue reading

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The Danger Of A Single Story.

This is a remarkable TED talk by a remarkable lady. I not only enjoyed hearing her talk, I went back and read the transcript too. Please do spend some time listening to her. Well worth the time you spend on … Continue reading

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