Good Read: Are The Intellectual Benefits of Reading Overrated?

Manu Joseph is an interesting writer/columnists/personality. I have not read a single book by him, but have read some of his columns in the Mint newspaper and have also watched few of his interviews. They were really good. A couple of days back I read his latest article in the Mint titled "Are The Intellectual... Continue Reading →

Faith-Based Reasoning vs. Evidence-Based Reasoning

The great scientist Richard Feynman once said: “Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.” If you really want to understand this better, listen to this great talk by Richard Dawkins on "Faith-Based Reasoning vs. Evidence-Based Reasoning". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpAsDnO6UyI

Ship Daily…

I read this interesting Tweet yesterday. In short, execute relentlessly! I think this is my problem area. And probably that of many others. I do the first three fairly well; but falter on "shipping daily" i.e. executing as per plan, every single day. It has to do with habit and discipline (lack of both), rather... Continue Reading →

Good Read: The Price of Certainty

I follow many good people, thought leaders on Twitter. Unfortunately, I also follow just too many people there. So I often miss some of the great posts that appear on my timeline. I feel I need to bring back focus and discipline in the kind of things and people I follow. Not just on Twitter,... Continue Reading →

India: On The Path Of Becoming Hindu Taliban

If you care for a secular, democratic India, do watch this interview about NRC Assam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOfUoG5m670 After having watched the interview, now read this news in that context: At RSS mega meet, concerns over Hindus being left out of NRC: Sources https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/at-rss-mega-meet-concerns-over-hindus-being-left-out-of-nrc-sources/articleshow/71025873.cms India is being slowly converted into a Hindu Taliban. It's still the beginning... Continue Reading →

Good Read: Rat Race

The Flight landed! Everyone got up & rushed to move out of the flight, they stood for a long time, till the doors opened. If I were a child on my first flight I would have thought "Maybe the plane will take us away if we don't get off quickly or the plane is on... Continue Reading →

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