Notes on Money

Good money, bad money, white money, black money, blood money,terror money, dowry money, legal money, aid money, donation money, honey’s money, lost money, found money, fake money and now demonetized money! They say the more you have it, the lesser you sleep, but the lesser you have , the more you long for it

Some sections of the media, paid media, working for corrupt politicians, some pseudo intellectuals endorsing cuckoo politicians, black money hoarders, form a heady mix and give rise to a huge confusion to the common man or woman.

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Intorverts in Extroverts

Even if you searched Google for successful introverts – the top search results had  words like insanely, wildly,crazily successful introverts! Take a look at the advertisements around us and you will notice words like “Mean-Machine”, “Killer-shot” , or in sports  “that went like a tracer bullet”, or in food “that’s like gunpowder hot” or even birthdays “Have-a-blast” , defining excellence in ability,taste or even celebration.

Wait a minute. Didn’t we define terrorists by those superlatives?

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The Win Cycle.

Winning is not everything,its the only thing.Well in that case, losing isn’t everything,its the only thing.And if we create a divide, then half the world will be unhappy.If half the world is unhappy, how can the other half be happy? So what is the Win Cycle?

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Sexually Harrased India

The recent article in CNN about how an American woman got groped,masturbated at, stared and filmed on her visit to India has raked up 800,000 views. The question here is  -what perception does it trigger about  a first time traveller to India ?

Here is an objective article articulating how to look at the situation in India, what to believe and what to dismiss, a view on things to keep in mind and more importantly what how to have a neutral view of the situation.

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Area 51 – A Rational View

If aliens were in town, you could be sure that would’ve been on the Oprah Winfrey show by now and not hiding in a remote underground bunker in Area 51! The disclosure or acknowledgement of the existence is not an a-ha moment for most of us and for those few who did have an aha moment, they have  a lot of Youtube footage to catchup.

What difference does it make to your life if there was an Area 51 or not? Or whether it really made a difference to your Monday morning ride to work? Or your evening stroll to the bar? Zilch.

So lets get on with life till it comes back with a new definition…as X files suggested..the Truth is out there….

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Bangalore Deadlife

In yet another blow to Bangalore night life,the authorities have declared music to be shut down in pubs by 10PM.

Here are some suggestions for the future :

  1. Bring back prohibition ! No Alcohol no Crime. Right?
  2. No one should work beyond sunset or say 6PM. It increases “nefariousness”
  3. Women should rather be in the kitchen. Afterall cooking is their forte isn’t it?
  4. Cancel all night shows in movie theaters. Or switch on lights in the movie hall.
  5. Enforce curfew after 10PM. Why go out in the night at all eh?
  6. No classical concerts in the night either. Zakir Hussain needs to sleep by 10PM as well.
  7. No movie shooting after dark. Who wants to see dark movies anyways.?
  8. Shut airports.(Music plays there too)  Night flights are bad for the health.
  9. Shut hospitals by 9PM.  Doctors,of all people, certainly need this welcome break.
  10. Shut cable TV after 10PM. Who wants to watch MTV after 10PM anyways?

There is a problem and there is a solution.  Please Reblog/retweet, re whatever to get this solution to the concerned people. Who know we might see a change in their stand?

 

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Traffic Culture – Idiots Guide to Driving in India

Self explanatory title. This article gives you an idea on what to expect while driving in India.This will make you more aware of the traffic culture.IT will better equip you to understand the not so subtle nuances for driving in India.Having said that, it is also a guide to make you realise how difficult it is to manage such a huge volume and how in spite of the logjam, the country still keeps pace with time.

Drive in here

 

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