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

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 →

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 →

RIP Sushma Swaraj…

Yesterday (6th Aug 2019) was supposed to be a historic day for India. And it was...! Abrogation of Article 370 Bill was passed in Lok Sabha yesterday. It was passed in Rajya Sabha on 5th Aug. The decision was very controversial and a long pending one. Just looking at the news paper clippings from India... Continue Reading →

In Praise of Question Mark…

Ramana Sir shared following message today: "The question mark bows down to sign of exclamation, All queries are surrendered and pure bliss results. What a beautiful depiction of Gurupurnima." Actually I wanted to blog on Guru Pournima (16th July, Tuesday) but somehow couldn't. The above may have different/deep meaning which is beyond my grasp. So... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on “The Upside of Being A Late Bloomer”

I recently came across this interesting and thought provoking article titled "The Art of Blooming Late" which appeared in the May-June 2019 issue of Harvard Business Review. Nassim Nicolas Taleb once dismissed HBR and similar publications as "Soft porn for intellectuals"! He is usually dismissive of such publications and "research materials" which use circular citation... Continue Reading →

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