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Mindfully Distracted

Mindfulness seems to be the next big binge for self help gurus. I don’t consider myself a self help guru by any stretch of the imagination. 1,237 more words

Self Worth

Confession

I don’t like poetry. And, to be honest, I’m not a huge fan of fiction either. Strange, isn’t it? The fiction I do like is a plain good story, like a great movie that makes you laugh, cry, or run screaming from the room. 276 more words

Books

A Matter of 2 Chapatis

In a casual discussion with my friends at work, I concluded the ongoing discussion on greed for money by saying that it is a matter of two chapatis in the end. 318 more words

Philosophy

While the geneticists are telling us the old Nature/Nurture debate has been made obsolete or been solved, depending who you talk to, I just went ahead and solved it. Part #6

Now that’s a long title, but it’s a great Tweet, isn’t it?

This is convergence, this little essay, for me this is where all the major threads in my mind come together: the ancient classic dialogue, human behaviour, child discipline, and yes – even trolling. 1,676 more words

The Immediate Moment

That’s all anyone ever cares about.  What’s happening here and now.

I’m not saying all of us are living in the present moment.  Immediate Moment and Present Moment are two very different things.   978 more words

Philosophy

THE CONSEQUENCES OF MORAL DEGENERACY: WITH A LITTLE UPDATE NUMBER 2

We like to blame the snake. Didn’t the snake trick Eve into biting into the forbidden fruit? But Eve knew better, and Adam most certainly knew what God had said. 1,435 more words

Religion

Being Cast Away

The Tom Hanks movie ‘Cast Away’ has always lingered there somewhere in my subconscious. There’s something about that idea that has always appealed to me. It’s kind of like a symbolic representation of a dream I have. 291 more words

Philosophy