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October 23, 2008

Absolute reality

physics, Random Links, theories, Videos

Carrying forward a related point from the previous post absolute beliefs – do you think thata) there is an absolute reality, which exists independent from observers.b) there is no absolute reality, it’s all subjective and dependent on who is observingc) there is an absolute reality but we will never know itd) there is no absolute reality and […]

October 21, 2008

Learning to Fly..

Deep Thought, Life, Videos

Sher Kan is a 14 year old eagle, born and raised in captivity – an eagle with unused wings. The falconer spent 18 months preparing for Sher Kan’s first flight with help from his para-glider friend. They took the eagle, via helicopter, to the top of Mont Blanc and then launched themselves from there – […]

October 19, 2008

Absolute beliefs

Deep Thought, ethics

I’ve been having long discussions with Kan (@ Lucid Dreaming) about limiting beliefs and how our mind plays tricks on us. Or rather we use the tricks as crutches, to avoid having to run hard. Or avoid being uncomfortable. Or because thats how our mind evolved because of our childhood environment. And these can be specific […]

October 18, 2008


Fiction, The Series

What suprised me was the clarity. I didn’t expect my thoughts to be so clear – i thought processing would break down, with the end near. You hear about people’s life flashing before their eyes, and you wonder which parts of your life are going to make it to the highlight reel. Would it be […]

October 18, 2008

WTF story of the day


If you had seen or or even read this . Would you have ever bet anything on reading this today? Sunderland manager Roy Keane has opened the door for a sensational swoop to bring former arch-rival Patrick Viera to the club from Inter Milan.  ( from BBC Sport ) What’s next? Zizou nominating Materazzi for Player of the […]

October 4, 2008

Dada lives, yet again

cricket, sourav

It’s a bit silly, but the cricketing headlines are all about  the Fab 4 getting ready to go off into the sunset, and with lots of gentle prodding, and not so subtle hints. And keeping in mind of all they have done, I still don’t say they should be given a chance to go off […]

October 2, 2008

Results are, ummm, debatable

cricket, politics, sarcasm

The first round scored as a draw , a win to McCain or a win to Obama – depending on your source. (We are, of  course, waiting for the expert’s opinion ) It might be some time before we see intelligent debates in Desi politics, but it might be good idea to have public debates between the […]

September 27, 2008