The short attention span and other stories – II

We all do our share of online reading. We all do it far too many times to accept the fact that reading a paperback is running out of fashion. Excuses are many. Some say one can carry so many more books if one’s got an e-reader instead of just one or two in the case … Continue reading The short attention span and other stories – II

The short attention span and other stories – I

Yes, so what was I talking about? Well, yeah, that’s the story about us, innit? My previous post, regarding social media, here, was about how social media has its share of bane and boos and its ramifications are all too clear for all of us to see. One of the most irritating ones, in my … Continue reading The short attention span and other stories – I

Dumbing Down a Nation

A couple of days back I was having a conversation with a friend about how certain movie directors, actors, writers and lyricists in the Indian movie industry have taken upon themselves to ruin our great diverse nation. While there are very few directors and creative geniuses who have the brilliance to be the real pioneers … Continue reading Dumbing Down a Nation

Life Cycles and Rebirths. Simplified (?)

Life after birth and stuff. Life after death, actually. Aren't them the same thing anyway? The entire cosmic phenomenon revolves around the omnipotent question that has never been answered, satisfactorily at least, even after 1000s of years of questioning and cross questioning. Some times it gives me this morbidly funny image that while scientists the … Continue reading Life Cycles and Rebirths. Simplified (?)