This blog may not offer you anything great, nor anything for your intellectual and academic pursuit. However, this blog is keenly focusing on the current happenings and some existential crises in and around us. It is just the reflections of the ‘reasoning I’ within me. Please make your sincere comments on the articles that are posted and let it be a platform to make our views and comments.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Sexual desire of a man

Is our birth the end result of the immaculate desire of God or the sexual desire of a man who is our biological father? Did our parents really want that we should be born in such and shape and we should be a boy or a girl? If the caused cause our birth is the absolute sexual desire of our biological father what is the role of God then? How are we born on this planet of earth and what caused our ontology? 

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Guest lecturers are not slaves

This was the question that I have been asking myself when I was working as a guest lecturer in a college and in my experience and observation, the way the guest lecturers are being treated is not fair at all. Self respect and personal integrity of a guest lecturer are always at stake and challenged. The life of guest lecturer is torn asunder and it is crippled by injustice, inhuman treatment and unjust wage.

In terms of education qualifications and exposure guest lecturers are way ahead than the so called permanent ones who are in their late 40s and early 50s. Why then such a bad treatment to guest lecturers? It is a story of haves and have-nots.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

A nice person at heart


The picture we all have about auto walla is not very pleasing, and today I could meet an auto walla who is very different from the entire flock.  Today, as I was trying to get back to Panampilly Nagar from Business standard office, I asked an auto walla that that how much he would charge me to reach Panampilly Nagar he told me give me what I owe him to reach Panampilly Nagar that was his immediate response. With an excitement I just jumped into the auto.


Monday, December 12, 2011

Be in another's shoes

There is an English phrase as “Be in another’s shoes” which means occupy other’s position; feel exactly as others do; understand things in his or her perspective. But the dilemma is that to what extent being in another’s shoes is possible. Though we have such a phrase in English language we can use it for the heck of using it but truly being in another’s shoes is not possible. 

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

People’s revolution

Recent years have witnessed unprecedented revolutions by people for the ouster of monarch and coup. The strength of the people is shown once again. The winds of people’s revolution that started off from Tunisia has been spreading to Egypt, Yemen, Libya and India.  No ruler can withstand the agitation of the people and at the end they have to yield to the unity and strength of the people and this is the lesson that the people’s revolution giving to the entire world.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Nothing is good or bad in itself

We always label and categorize things as good or bad but in actuality there is nothing  good or bad in itself. Either we can say everything is good or everything is bad, not like certain things are good and the others are bad. As a thing has got multipurpose and multiuse meticulous labeling of the thing as good or bad is of great difficulty.

It is our use, over use, how we use and for what purpose we use make things good or bad. The same thing can be used constructively and destructively so how can we label as it is good or bad so what makes a thing good or bad is, for the what purpose it has been used and what result it has elicited. 

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Men are adorned in modest apparels not women..........

As far as the dress codes of men and ladies are concerned, men follow the dress code not ladies. Men do wear decent dress and make good attire whereas ladies wear vulgar dress and try to woo the men.  The debate is how a man and lady ought to dress up. Both the parties ought to dress up the way the anatomy of their body expects from them.    

Men get stimulated by the sight of a lady. Men are always inclined to a lady, bodily, before they move into an emotional relationship. Without a bodily attraction men cant think of getting connected to a lady emotionally. On the other hand, women are stimulated by touch. It could be a bodily or an emotional touch. A man could talk to a woman in such a way that she is touched emotionally or could be by a bodily touch.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Did we have our religious freedom???

Part III of the Indian constitution deals with ‘Fundamental Rights'. One of the fundamental rights that the constitution of our country guarantees us is the freedom to practice any religion. But did we have the freedom to practice any religion in its absolute sense? We all are conveniently forced to follow a particular religion  to which currently we belong to.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Christ was a revolutionary

The very entry of this revolutionary leader into this world was by splitting the entire era of history into two; AD and BC and no other leader would have made such an impact in the pages of history. Christ was a quintessential and charismatic leader above all His counterparts. If Jesus were not a revolutionary, He would not have challenged the unchallenged; questioned the unquestioned, and He would not have become the voice of the voiceless. He challenged the then existing laws, customs, traditions and authority that brought animosity upon Him. Because of his revolutionary speech and activities He did not get the acceptance as the Son of God among the people and finally his revolutionary activities could get Him three nails and land Him on the cross.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Symbolic Universe


All of us have created a symbolic universe within the real universe for us and most of the time we live in the figurative universe. We have created a small world of ourselves in intellectual and thought level and we happily live in there. We have made rules and regulations, customs and belief system for us to live in our symbolic universe and we ourselves are the implementers and practitioners of those laws and regulations and totally it is our space and we are the monarch over there.   

The most apt example of the symbolic universe could be the story of the koopa mandookam, the frog that lives in the well. The frog thinks that the well is the entire universe and there is no universe beyond the well. Many a time we are like that frog in the well that we have created a symbolic universe within our intellectual and imagination level and we think that is the real universe.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Thoughts are always colourful

The thoughts we have about life and the life we live are entirely diverse. Our thoughts about life are always colourful but the life we live is always not fascinating. Thoughts are colourful because thoughts are the offshoots of the intellectual property and they remain in the realm of imagination but life is all about realism.

For instance; we always have a colourful notion about our life partner and whole marriage life but when we actually start living the married life, the life has to pass through real and hard core life realities and uncertainties and the life we live would be no way colourful as our notion about the partner and whole marriage life.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Apple that altered humanity

In the history of the world 3 apples have changed the entire destiny of the human race; first apple has religious significance, second apple has got scientific importance and the third apple has got technological magnitude.

First apple takes us back to the garden of Eden, where Eve was tempted by Satan with an apple and Eve was succumbed to the temptation, eating the apple Eve sinned against God and was thrown out of the garden of Eden. So the first apple brought a tragic end to human beings and it has a great relevance as far as Christianity is concerned. 

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Living at the expense of others

Shall we remind you something, you dear Politicians of our country “You are living at the expense of us.” We, the citizens of the country, are meeting all your expense and what do you all give us in return? The politicians should learn that the status and the comfort they are enjoying are with the hard earned money of the destitute of this land. They are answerable for our well-being and convenience. The Politicians are elected to serve us not to be served.

In their speech they aptly fit so many jargons like Aam aadmi and aam janatha to woo the general public in the election campaign. The politicians are big time pseudo ones. The politicians can not understand the value of the hard earned money. When the common man is working hard in the scorching sunlight our politicians are resting comfortably in the air-conditioned rooms for which the money is paid from state exchequer. 

Sunday, September 11, 2011

A September 11

Americans were always under the notion that they were far ahead of any country in terms of wealth, technological advancement and military force and they are the supreme power in this world. Their arrogance was scattered when the World Trade Center, the prestigious building, was turned into ashes, killing over 3000 people of 60 nationality in a terrorist attack.

If the fourth plane would not have crushed down in the state of Pennsylvania, the White House, one of the targets of the terrorist attack, would have definitely been turned into ashes and the humiliation and wound that would have created in the minds of Americans could have been vicious.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Is objective truth possible?

The question of objective truth is always a matter of philosophical pursuit and it constantly throws handful of questions before us which don’t have any inclusive answers.   What are objectivity and subjectivity?  Is our learning subjective or objective? Can human intellect comprehend objective truth? 

Before going into what are objective and subjective truth let us first understand what is subjectivity and what is objectivity. There is always a reasoning ‘I’ within me. This ‘I’ is the subject of knowing something.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Webtrovert


Advent of internet and lofty influence of social networking have resulted in the new phenomenon of internet chatting thus, it has created a new kind of people who are called webtrovert. We are familiar with the words introvert and extrovert but the word webtrovert is perhaps new to us.

The person who is confined within himself and does not talk to others are called introvert. The person who is out going and makes company with everyone and who is so jovial is called extrovert. Now the question is who is webtrovert then?

Monday, September 5, 2011

Mothers are the best managers

Perhaps mothers are the best managers though not many of them hold a MBA degree from a well reputed college. We should marvel in the way they put all the works together with ease and happiness.

Let me first define who is a manger according to me, for me a manager is the one who manages so many things in a frame of time and completes everything within the time limit. I don’t mean managers are the so called educated people who are sitting in the air-conditioned room, well dressed.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Technology makes us alienated

We, human beings, live in a  technologically advanced world. We always claim that we live in a global village, advent of technologies have made the world into a global village. Our communication and transportation facilities are in such a fast space so, the reach from one corner of the world to another is very fast.  Although, all these technologies are for the efficient function of human beings, these technologies themselves make human beings alienated from his fellow human beings.

Mistakes are good

Perhaps it might sound absurd that how the mistakes could be good. Yes, mistakes are good and it is always by mistakes we learn everything in our life. Our learning is always centered on the trial and error method and without making mistakes perhaps we would not have learnt anything in our life at all. There is a saying “Mistakes are the stepping stones to learning”

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Crusader of Justice


Here beacons the voice of hope which comes out of frustration due to the unending scams that the country has been witnessing under the regime of the II UPA government. It is the victory of the civil society and it teaches what it can contribute than just being passive spectators of all the sudden ups and downs.   

The independent India would not have witnessed any such mass movement, Anna Hazare was in the forefront backed by millions of Indians from all over the country, and thus it was the rising anger of all the citizens echoed through Hazare.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

More than a game


The cricket match played between the two nations, India and Pakistan, has never been a mere sporting event; it is more than a game and its intensity is doubled when these countries meet together in World Cup semi-final seeking a berth for World Cup Final. Thus, winning over the other is always a matter of great pride and patriotism.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

A big catch

The ten years long hunt for an enemy is annulled today; it was one of the longest operations in the world history which involved so much of strategic planning, wealth, so many military weapons and personnel. It is not just a victory of United States of America but of all the countries which has been waging war against terrorism.

All the Americans are haunted with September 11 attack on the World Trade Centre. World Trade Centre was one of the prestigious buildings in US of which all the Americans were proud of, but when in 2001 the World Trade Centre was reduced to ashes, killing 3000 people of 60 nations, Americans also learned that they were also rather they also could be the victims of terrorism.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Need to be logical even while lying

Even to lie and keep people believing in what is said, we need to be logical. We need to be logical even in lying. Lying is an art which has to be coupled with logical presentation of untrue facts and figures. The one who lies should have a good memory wherein he should remember what all things were told and to which all people.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Co-existence with nature

After creating everything God saw that everything is good and beautiful and at the end He created human beings in His own image and likeness and sent them out and told them go and enjoy. To go and enjoy does not mean that we have the right to exploit nature.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Green signal for JPC


Finally, UPA government succumbs to opposition’s demand for Joint Parliamentary Committee. United Progressive Alliance (UPA) did not have any other go other than agreeing to the demand of the opposition parties. Government tried its maximum to avoid Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe in 2G spectrum.

Monday, February 21, 2011

An unexplained enigma

Every beginning has to have an end. Once we are born we have to die giving space for others to live and that is the law of nature, but how, when and where death embraces us, no one knows it.  The fact is that no one wants to die; everyone wants to just live on. I think this is why we can’t have any control of our death. If we were to decide the time of our death, all of us would keep our life duration maximum prolonged as possible.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Child labor promoted stealthily

The irony is that people who speak against child labor themselves stealthily promote it. Child labors are always cheap labor available, at the end of the day children work as much as grown up but with less payment.

The educational institutions which speak about child labor themselves have employed children to work in their campus. Many a time the educated people who speak against child labor employ children in their own house because children remain cheap labors.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Collision of coalition government

Perhaps Coalition government is a very late happening in India, every since the independence of the country congress has been absolutely enjoying the power with great majority but with Rajeev Gandhi and Bofors sandal the single party power came to an end.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Divided for power

Have we ever paused for a moment and thought that why we have so many divisions? The whole world is divided into different countries in the geographical level, countries into states, division based on languages, so many religions and so many denominations within a religion, end number of political parties and the list of division goes on and on.  Conveniently we say it is all for the smooth function of the society and the world at large.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Winds of change……..

20 days-long agitation fetches its price and the clouds of dictatorship faded away and winds of change bring new ray of hope in the minds of Egyptians.  The end of 30-year dictatorship of President Hosni Mubarak is the victory of the people of Egypt. It was an unprecedented show of people’s power at Tahrir square in Cairo.  It was a national wide strike against Hosni Mubarak regime and it remains the biggest demonstration of people’s power.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Time is the best healer

There is nothing that time can’t heal thus time is the best healer. Time teaches us to forget and forgive and go beyond the damage that has happened to us. It is said that out of sight and out of mind. Time takes us for a journey from the space where the bitter incidents took place and leave us in a new space of happiness.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Everything is subjective……….

At the end of the day everything remains personal, whether it is happiness or sadness, whether it is victory or loose, whether it is praise or humiliation, whether it is success or failure. We will have people around us during the day but as the darkness overpowers and when it brings night we are all alone and we are left alone. Each individual has to handle what life offers him or her by his own or her own.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Full of paradoxes

Our life is full of paradoxes. One’s need would be other’s burden and visa versa. The biggest paradox is the rich and poor people. The poor man walks on his foot to earn his daily bread whereas the rich would have his walks to burn his extra calories which got accumulated through his rich food and his walk is called as ‘Morning Walk’ as well as ‘Evening Walk.’

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Can poor marks spell success?

Is the education all about having colourful marks in the mark sheet? Can poor marks spell success? The education system is reduced to the process of by hearting something and reproducing it on the paper during exam which eventually culminates in scoring good marks. Many a time real learning is far away and most of the time it does not happen at all.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

If not now never…

Its 10th Cricket World Cup coming down to Asian subcontinent, 28 years of long drought and Sachin playing his final World Cup. The expectations are touching the sky and the cricket fever has engulfed everyone. It is cricket carnival happening in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh and the focus of the whole world is here for the coming 52 days.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

We are not one but two

The ideologies of joint family and having multiple children have perished and gave way for nuclear family. Now it is the time of nuclear family, and the slogan followed is hum ek hume ek. The ever growing population and inflation have forced the married couple to have a single child policy whether it is male or female.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Intangible


Human service is always intangible. Often we try to buy the intangible human services with our material commodity as well as our money. 

An art is always intangible but when that is sold in a particular price we challenge its intangibility and make it into a mere commodity

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

“To that heaven let my country awake”



Academic exercises can, at best, suggest solution but never it can be put into practice. Handful of things first come in the form of theory and later when it is put in practice many a time it remains as theory without any pragmatic value. Indian constitution remains as a theory rather a well written document.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Violence against men


Newton, in his law of motion, has clearly stated that every action has got equal and opposite reaction. I think his law of motion does not exist in the world of physics alone it is applicable in our real life as well. There were times when violence against women was prominent, now it has an opposite reaction wherein there is violence against men is happening.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Everything won’t fetch its price


How wonderful it would have been if anything and everything we do fetch its price and how happy would have been people in the world. If that were the case there would not have been any repetition of the same action and lot of time and energy could be saved for better performance.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Always there a better other


It is very stupid to have a notion that we are something great in our own world . We become something in the absence of something greater or the greatest. There is always a better other (others) existing. Many a time the better other is absent or asleep. There is always a potential threat of a better other in our life.

Weakness is strength


In Shakespearian Hamlet, Hamlet says “Fragility thy name is woman,” yes, the fragility makes woman what she is. Weakness and strength are both paradoxical words, it may not go hand in hand giving a meaning. However, it is an attempt to use both paradoxical words and establish a significant hypothesis.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

White collar job

Whatever job we do, at the end of the day it is to get paid and earn our daily bread whether it is white collar job or manual labour. We label jobs in different categories such as sophisticated jobs and cheap jobs. We always wish to have easy going jobs at the same time viewed as dignified by the society.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Right and wrong are relative

In the absolute sense we can’t say that a particular thing is right and the other is wrong, both right and wrong are relative. The right and the wrong depend on the intentionality of the person, situation and geographical territory. That is the very reason we don’t have a universal code of ethics or laws.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Growing girl child is a bad 'business'

If at all we can tell that growing a child is a business (duty or obligation), I would say that growing girl child is a bad business to do. Having only girl children is considered to be omen.  Any married couple would wish to have a boy child for them, because having a boy is considered

Monday, January 10, 2011

Truth in our perspective

Whenever we have to tell a truth, it is told in our perspective. If at all we have to reveal a truth we tell it in favour of us, thus the truth that is told by us is always in our perspective and that is not the truth ultimately.

None of us endanger ourselves and say the truth so that truth shall thrive and truth shall win always. We won’t tell people the truth rather we tell truth in our perspective that our image and personality shall not be affected by the truth so our truth is a glorified truth,

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Century of Centuries

Sachin Tendulkar has yet another wonderful; perhaps the finest gift of all the gifts he can give us all; he is keeping it a little delayed so that we will go a little crazy about the greatest gift. Can you guess what would be this wonderful gift? It is nothing but his

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Sinking well

Kodambakkam: There is an unusual incident taking place at the residence of Mr. S Krishnaprasad, adjacent lane of Indian Overseas Bank, Mahalingapuram that the well started sinking slowly form yesterday evening (04/01/2011).
Members of the family noticed it when

Monday, January 3, 2011

Viewed differently


I have been pondering over and again that why we are viewed differently by people even if we don’t show polarities of characters and behaviours. We always remain same with everyone in terms of our character but for a few we are bad people and for others we are good.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Newness


Whenever we have a new person in our life or a thing we wholeheartedly embrace both of them and we become obsessed with and later fed up and we get aridity of people and things. Thus, newness for the person and things are lost in our life.