General

The Myth of ‘Modi Magic’

“Don’t confuse confidence with arrogance. Arrogance is being full of yourself, feeling you’re always right, and believing your accomplishments or abilities make you better than other people. People often believe arrogance is excessive confidence, but it is really a lack of confidence. Arrogant people are insecure, and often repel others. Truly confident people feel good […]

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The Global Financial System Crisis-2008, Simplified

“Honest, industrious, peaceful citizens were classed as bloodsuckers, if they asked to be paid a living wage. And they saw that praise was reserved henceforth for those who devised means of getting paid enormously for committing crimes against which no laws had been passed. Thus the American dream turned belly up, turned green, bobbed to […]

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Anecdotal

One Hundred Days of Wisdomspot

Dear Reader, Wisdomspot has completed one hundred days of its existence. Ten articles have been published during this period. And I write this today to thank you all for the support and encouragement I have been receiving from you.     Wisdom, as all of us understand, is essentially the ability to apply knowledge, experience and insight […]

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Christianity in the Times of ‘Ghar Vapasi’

  “Woe to you…you hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are”.   (The Holy Bible – Mathew 23:15) These are troubled times. The world is sitting on the tinderbox of religious extremism.  […]

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Anecdotal

Hit by Kernel Panic – How I Almost Lost My Job

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”    ― Albert Einstein Kernel Panic is the death cry of a computer system (running on UNIX). And this is the story of a computer system that lay on its […]

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Inspirational

Stand by Your Values Even if You Stand Alone

“Always take a stand for yourself, your values. You are defined by what you stand for.”  –      Oprah Winfrey It has been over forty years since the incidents I narrate here occurred. But the learning from it remains as significant today as it was then. It was a New Year Eve night.  I was at Kochi.  At […]

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General

Lessons From A Road Accident

“In this treacherous world Nothing is the truth nor a lie. Everything depends on the colour Of the crystal through which one sees it”          ― Pedro Calderón de la Barca     It was a Saturday afternoon.  I was home. The calling bell rang and I opened the door. It was the ‘police uncle’, […]

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2G Scam – the Truth and the Myth

“I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. . . . corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavour to prolong its reign by working […]

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