We are forced to unquestionably believe in some unrealistic notions. Is Happily ever after one of them?
A Jewish anatomy professor, condemned to live in Auschwitz concentration camp, couldn’t take any more torture and decided to end his life. The anatomy professor very well knew which vein to severe for a painless and quick death. But the room had poor lighting. To let more light in, he climbed up… Continue Reading Seasons of Life
A zen master proclaimed his intention to visit the palace of the king, who happened to be his disciple. Hearing about his master’s arrival, the King made colorful arrangements to welcome the wise sage. On the day, a huge crowd including wise men gathered. The King himself waited at the… Continue Reading Laughing at Oneself
Aesop’s fables tells the story of the race between the Hare and the Tortoise. But more than just a children’s tale, the story has many inherent philosophies
Some people are unhappy in spite of all the riches they posses. Despite all the miseries, some others maintain a positive attitude towards life. Why such a paradox?
A difference in opinion is difficult to deal with. How can we correct someone without starting a war?
When we look around in nature, humans are the only creatures who hoards stuff. Except for some insects like ants who gather to survive a harsh season, all living things abide by the nature’s law and consume the minimum resources for survival. The only contradiction is humans, who believes piling up resources for himself is the sole aim of his existence.
Coming to think about it, it is so uncanny, the deep revelations the deluge brought to the observer. The vanity of things that we hold dear in our lives, futility of a life time of effort, the need for true friends and so on. On contemplation, the disaster prompts us to reconsider our priorities in life. Wouldn’t it be better if we rebuilt the society without walls that separate and imprison us, throw away that ‘trespassers will be prosecuted’ sign from our egocentric lives and open up to be a loving and interdependent society that stays united in spite of all the differences.
“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” Theodore Roosevelt Why is it… Continue Reading Dare to try the new!
Getting locked up in a place where all sorts of freedom are suppressed is the most undesirable thing that can happen to anyone . That’s why we extolled when Andy Dufresne crawled through the waste pipe to break out of Shawshank prison and held our breaths while Michael Scofield’s ingenious plan to rescue his brother from the Fox river state Penitentiary was met with adversities..