Monthly Archives: August 2011

Friends versus Ideas

A question I often ask myself is, how do you respect someone who actively disagrees with you on topics you hold very dear? Politics and philosophy are two points that are very close to my heart. I have strong, well-defined, … Continue reading

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Patriotism

Today is practically the first time ever that I’ve felt patriotic. Yesterday was Independence Day; I slept through flag hoisting in my area. Ate the chocolate my grandparents brought me, but didn’t part, as such. Today I visited the Chennai … Continue reading

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Inspirational quotes and how stupid they can be

The other day (I think it was yesterday, but the days and nights are starting to blur together – what comes of sleeping at 3am) I read what some spiritual leader sincerely thought was an inspiring, honest, maybe even an … Continue reading

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Of the people, by the people, for the people

IN ADVANCE, I APOLOGISE FOR THE LENGTH OF THIS POST. ALSO, THIS IS NOT RESEARCHED – IT IS A REACTION TO A NUMBER OF NEWS REPORTS AND DEBATES I’VE WATCHED/READ, BUT NOT RECENTLY AND FRESHLY LOOKED UP. This post is … Continue reading

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