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Volume XVIII: Introducing Mrs. Rock-A-Doodle

1991 was an excellent year…for movies! In this episode, Julia and Hannah reminisce about the year the world was graced with their presence and also a bunch of other stuff like Clarice Starling, Glenn Close secretly dressed up like a pirate, and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s very expensive dialogue. 12 more words

Quid pro quantum leap

It’s marvellously cheering to learn of success borne of values-laden endeavour.

A hamlet north of Nailsworth in Gloucestershire gives its name to the local football team, Forest Green Rovers. 240 more words


On a TV show, a shrink quotes her late husband, also a shrink, “There is no humanity, there are only humans…” and I now paraphrase the rest, “and each is driven and attracted in his or her own way.” The point being what passes for the good and the just is fragile consensus. 495 more words

When the Bank Has a Problem

In last week’s column, I wrote about the Orwellian Economics of Indian banking. The basic premise of the column came from something that George Orwell wrote in his book… 644 more words

Bangalore Mirror

Snubbing Sodom: why it's best to choose morals over money

Whether it’s threats of boycotts, lawsuits, or violent demonstrations, this decade thus far has been filled with news stories of ungodly forces trying to impose their will forcibly on anyone who would have the audacity to not give them what they want when they want it. 626 more words


Judicial Watch Releases Clinton Emails Showing Classified Emails And Special Favors

Judicial Watch released more emails obtained through FOIA requests from the State Department.

BREAKING New Huma Abedin Emails Reveal Clinton Emailing Classified Info & Talk of Special Favors for Clinton Donors…

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Naivety of common man!

 My friend Sudhakar has a complaint against me. He says that he needs to sit with a dictionary when he reads my blogs! So for his benefit one of the dictionary meanings of Naivety is “innocence or unsophistication”. 795 more words