Maybe it had lost its way, or perhaps it was attracted to minuscule food crumbs lying on the table, I don’t know. But within a split second, almost subconsciously, I pressed the little finger of my left hand and crushed it.
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On Not Knowing and Knowing Too Much
Whoever said \’ignorance is bliss\’ wasn\’t kidding. There was a time when I didn\’t know much and I was happy. My time on earth can be divided into life before internet and life with internet. The 1980s were a simple time in India. Two channels on TV; video games were monochrome, with two buttons andContinue reading “On Not Knowing and Knowing Too Much”
A Scoop of Ice Cream
People don\’t want to die for their religion. They will die for a scoop of ice cream! But since they can\’t afford it, they choose religion. What does life promise the youth of the world? There are no jobs, there are too many vested interests screwing up economies, weather is getting worse by the day.Continue reading “A Scoop of Ice Cream”
What Will You Do?
WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH YOUR LIBERTYIF YOU’RE NOT BEING IMAGINATIVE? WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH YOUR FREEDOM IF YOU\’RE CAGED BY YOUR EGO? WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH YOUR RIGHT TO DO SOMETHING IF YOU FAIL TO DO ANYTHING? WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH THE POWER TO CHANGE LIVES IF YOU DON\’T CHANGE LIVES FORContinue reading “What Will You Do?”
The Indian Lynching League
Today is an apt day for this idea: How about we start an Indian Lynching League? There\’s massive talent in this country for this glorious, age-old, national sport of lynching. People have been lynching in India as amateurs and part-timers for hundreds of years now! It\’s time to professionalize and commercialize it. We have theContinue reading “The Indian Lynching League”
Bullshit is Content
These are the days of content. Text, audio, video, graphics, gifs, photos, JPEGs, animations, motion pictures, 2D, 3D, music, white noise, pink noise, SMS, tweets, newsfeeds, games, apps, blogs, HDTV, FM radio, pulp fiction, literary fiction, non-fiction, memos, minutes, emails, reports, excel sheets, PowerPoint presentations, and so on and so forth—things that are makingContinue reading “Bullshit is Content”
The Indian Incontinent
Almost in all major metros of the hot Indian subcontinent, a cloud cover is a welcome development with distinct foreboding overtones. Especially if it is a weekday, you know it\’s going to be cool outside, but you dread the traffic if it so much as drizzles. It\’s a good thing, but it\’s a bummer; youContinue reading “The Indian Incontinent”
So, I was driving home the other night, and the weather in Delhi was especially lovely. Not too cold, not too hot, just right. I rolled down my car windows to enjoy the cool breeze outside. (Thankfully, the pollution wasn\’t too bad either.) What really spoiled it for me was the constant honking of carsContinue reading “Honknuts”
\”What the fuck is this?\”\”What? This is the final product.\”\”You\’re going to sell it like this?\”\”Yeah. What\’s wrong with it?\”\”This is crap! This is bullshit, man!\”\”Hey, it\’s been approved by the top-management. And we don\’t have time to re-do it. We have to meet our targets, the retailer is waiting for stocks, the designer hasContinue reading “Hierarchical Sloth”
To Hell With It!
Another year, another autumn… A swinging club,and yet another yell:\”Move along, move along!\” A sign for the caravanto pack up and leave.To move on… Ma\’am destiny,you think you\’re very funny?Alright, I\’ll play along:\”Ha.\” But, to all your vicious barbs,here\’s my repartee:\”To hell with it!\”