Tag Archives: Calvin and Hobbs

What Is The Point?

I have recently been noticing a tendency on my part to pontificate on many things from my past, particularly when my daughter in law Manjiree, who has come into my life just two years ago, asks some innocuous question about … Continue reading

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Relativism is the concept that points of view have no absolute truth or validity, having only relative, subjective value according to differences in perception and consideration. Relativism thrives when people do not have to shoulder the burden of actually coming to … Continue reading

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Commitment To The Unverifiable.

This topic had to come from my good friend who intends partnering me in an ashram some time in the future. While he will be the Guru, I will be the gate collection manager. There are only two commitments that come … Continue reading

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As You Like It.

When one is a busy housewife with four children and a long distance commuting husband, living in a joint family in India, finding time to spare for intellectual kite flying is difficult. So, when I urged Maria G for some … Continue reading

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Democracy II

Ursula in her comment at my earlier post Democracy, had this to ask. “Seriously: What do you suggest? Unless you are willing to hand me the scepter. Then we’ll have paradise on earth. I will rule the world and we’ll … Continue reading

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Deadlines – II And Synchronicity

I reproduce below the exchange of views between The Old Fossil and me in my post Deadlines. TOF : Deadlines and punctuality aren’t the same thing to me. Deadlines I always think of as production with expectation, often because one … Continue reading

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Interesting Times.

“May you live in interesting times.” I did not know that this phrase is actually a curse. Apparently, it means something different that what it literally suggests. I believe that the real meaning is “May you experience much disorder and … Continue reading

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This is a test post to see if my blog is up and running. There is still some more work to be done which, all going well, I shall complete in the next couple of days. Moral of the story … Continue reading

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