Charavak, Millennials’ way of life

In a quest to seek knowledge, I come across a variety of books from multiple different genres. In pursuit of the same quest, I know I should be pragmatic, which means I need to keep my mind open for all schools of thought. Recently, I started studying the Charavak Philosophy, ancient school of Indian materialism. The Charvaka epistemology states that whenever one infers a truth … Continue reading Charavak, Millennials’ way of life

Depression

This is another article that I wrote for a Mensa meet. Apparently, I am depressed. What is depression? Excessive sadness, perhaps? So let’s remove sadness from life. By-product : no happiness. As it happens, you can’t feel true happiness unless you know what the absence of happiness means and the absence of happiness is sadness. Like darkness is just an absence of light, or chaos … Continue reading Depression

When do we loose a friend ?

A schoolmate commented on an old photograph on my facebook page. The photo was of my school days, taken at the time we completed our high school. The entire batch along with the teachers, captured into an immortal moment. Most of the faces were familiar, some familiar but difficult to recognise . But some faces seem foreign. This got me thinking. Why do I not … Continue reading When do we loose a friend ?

We Dont need no, education

I was going home from work yesterday. TGIF in my mind, going over the infinite possible things not to do on the weekend while trying not to bump into any other vehicle. Now, I try to follow the traffic rules, which I  know, is unorthodox for a person living in Pune. (the city is full of notoriously traffic signal flouting maniacs). So during one such … Continue reading We Dont need no, education