“Society exists as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals”– Oscar Wilde. All abstractions of such order are both true and untrue. In the same fashion, it could also be said that people don’t exist. They are just a cluster of living cells. Therefore, “people” is only a mental concept and… Read More Log Kya Kahenge
There she sits, my little girl, before her mirror Glowing and flushing with excitement, Why so many women and hours to prettify a flower? Is she thinking of me now, at this very moment? She will know I’m right by her side, To give her heart away to her chosen one, Since her birth I… Read More Precious
The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli My rating: 3 of 5 stars An authority bias I developed some years ago by someone who had significant influence on my rationality (or irrationality) was that self-help genre was for the “weak lacking confidence in themselves”. It was looked down upon; even below the mediocrity plinth… Read More The Art of Thinking clearly
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama My rating: 3 of 5 stars The book would have been so much better had it been written today. There are rumors online about the book being ghostwritten. The voice of the writer changes throughout the book leaving the reader wonder what… Read More Dreams from my Father
Mafia Queens Of Mumbai: Stories Of Women From The Ganglands by Hussain S. Zaidi My rating: 3 of 5 stars Hussain Zaidi’s Mafia Queens of Mumbai is a captivating summary of the lives of 13 women caught in the underworld. Despite being poorly edited, it’s an enthralling read that one can’t put down till the… Read More Mafia Queens of Mumbai
Long time no blog! I’ll keep this one short and it’s an open question- Of late, Tamil Nadu has become a slaughterhouse or has it always been that way? People have always been very sensitive and abusive in their defense. The people who stand up for what is right are few, very few. People would… Read More Would you help a girl?
Writing in Oman isn’t easy. Bloggers and journalists have come under the radar for being aggressive but I can’t think of a better time in the history of Oman for journalists to shine. The biggest changes of our times are reflected in our newspapers. Inventions, political manifestos, freedom struggle and war and all kinds of socio-economic reforms… Read More The need for honest journalism in Oman