Monthly Archives: April 2018

Could Communism Work Today?

There is a remarkable answer to this question by a responder in Quora. I find it quite logical except that the idealists of the communist movement overestimated the human factor. If human beings behaved as they morally ought to, perhaps … Continue reading

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Be Alive!

None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an after thought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you’re carrying in your heart like … Continue reading

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Comfort Zone.

I am in the beautiful place and I don’t want any more growth. If anything, I want some reduction. I am well past the proverbial three score and ten stage and cannot be motivated by all the famous sayings about … Continue reading

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Success Cycle.

At the age of 1 years …* *Success is.* That you can walk without support *At the age of 4 years …* *Success is.* That you do not urinate in your pants, *At the age of 8 years …* *Success … Continue reading

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I Am A Softy.

We call this Softy Ice-cream here. No, I don’t mean that I am that. When it comes to children, I become all soft and gooey gooey. This is a photograph of my grand nephew Finlay escorting his little sister Josephine … Continue reading

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Mosquito Killer.

One of the jokes that my Guru was very fond of sharing during his talks was how nature has a sense of humour. He would then add that man would throw nets to catch big animals, fish and birds but, … Continue reading

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Friendship.

Facebook suggested to my young friend Aneesh that he publishes the first anniversary of our friendship on Facebook. He promptly obliged. Reading that another old friend GSM and I exchanged the following comments. GSM: How many real friends do you … Continue reading

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If More Politicians Listened To Scientists Would The World Be A Safer Place?

Welcome to the weekly 2 on 1 blog post that Shackman and I write every Friday. Today’s topic has been chosen by Shackman who is more optimistic than I thought him to be on politicians. Please do go over to … Continue reading

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Melancholia.

I received a phone call this morning from a friend inviting me to go out for lunch with him. I excused myself giving some innocuous excuses but, he kept trying to persuade me to accompany him. Finally, he gave up … Continue reading

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Comment, Question And Answer.

In my blog post Haldi Doodh my friend Rasheed commented as follows: Oh, good old Haldi Doodh. Yum! These people will unknowingly gobble up turmeric latte for their own benefit. Oh, I have a question for you, Ramu Bhaiya. What … Continue reading

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