Monthly Archives: January 2011

Samsung Customer Service Sucks.

My brother Arvind Rajgopaul had purchased a ‘Samsung’ micro wave oven from an authorised dealer vide bill noVC1856, on  17-1-2010. On 7-11-2010, he had registered a complaint with their customer service (complaint no:8407009948) about this oven. A service mechanic visited … Continue reading

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I cannot read any newspaper without some comment on Amy Chua now. My own take on pushing our children or not is well known to my readers. I just want to revive a memory. Your children are not your children, … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Pull Of Irrational Behaviour.

This morning’s Economic Times has this extract from the book ‘Sway’. I now know why many of my decisions have been irrational! Have you understood why I am so irrational?

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Myth Busted – Love Lasts.

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. ~ Germaine Greer In my post “Divorces On The Rise In India“, I had commented on the intriguing problem of this phenomenon of divorces. Currently, I … Continue reading

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What A Woman!

This came to me via email from an Obama fan. One night President Obama and his wife Michelle decided to do something out of routine and go for a casual dinner at a restaurant that wasn’t too luxurious. When they … Continue reading

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Stimulus And Response II.

My Friday LBC post, Stimulus And Response was written by me on Thursday and scheduled to go live on Friday. I left for a two day camping trip with two of my friends on Friday morning and on return find … Continue reading

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What Would You Do? – II

My friend Cardi, found my post “What Would You Do?” quite amusing and decided that it needed a sequel. He has kindly forwarded this gem to me. I hope that you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Stimulus And Response.

Welcome to the Loose Bloggers’ Consortium, where every Friday, some of us post on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by me for reasons that will become clear as you proceed further. This cartoon is what got me … Continue reading

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The Three As of Awesome.

I have just listened to a very interesting lecture on TED by Neil Pasricha on the three As of Awesome. They are, Attitudes, Awareness and Authenticity. I am impressed and I hope that you will be too.

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The Four Principles of Spirituality.

An Indian friend now on an overseas assignment at Singapore, has sent this to me. No doubt hoping that it will help me manage my current situation better! I share with you the same message with no motives other than … Continue reading

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