Political Correctness and Me


(of language) not objectionable, especially in terms of avoiding offense based on race, gender, religion, ideology or any other social grouping such as disability. Usage notes …sometimes (also) extended to cover political ideology and behavior, curriculum content, and many areas affected by law, regulation, and public pressure, and is often used pejoratively. -Wikitionary definition of […]

Narendra Modi is Not Superman. Please!


He is at best an administrator significantly better than his peers. He may have shown promise, but let us not burden him with Superman(‘s)hood as that will only raise our expectations to such levels that they will be impossible for anyone to fulfill. What afflicts Modi is that he is not looked at as a […]

What I love about Ram Gopal Varma


This is not the manner in which I had planned to write about him, but Ram Gopal Varma’s (click) style of movie making had always impressed me. No, I have not watched Ram Gopal Varma ki Aag (click), and doing so might not change my views about his abilities. Because even if I were ever […]

My flirtation with Wikipedia


While I have been keeping very busy, and am unlikely to post anything substantial for some time, I thought, I would provide link to my Wikipedia user page (click) that I had developed after lot of effort without any real knowledge of HTML. Of course back then, I had been able to develop it only […]

YOU


When I’d first seen, YOU were a tall wall I wanted to scale. YOU were too tall, too formidable. Since long, YOU had been accumulating soot and dust, and what was contained within became invisible to the eye. Beauty does not always inspire open eyed gawking. I became curious. I explored. I might have tickled […]

Tales of Bruno and Galileo: The art of saying semi-sorry after thinking for REALLY, REALLY LONG! Like, 359 years!


Here is an article dealing with related issues of psychology, some history, arguments for existence of god(s), and their refutation 🙂 Why Atheism? (click) It is easy to understand, devoid of rigorous philosophical jargon, but very lengthy. One horrifying thing was the manner in which Giordano Bruno was executed in 1600 (click) for holding ideas […]