Category Archives: Personal

A Confession of my Quirky Habits

This is an assort­ed com­pi­la­tion, com­ing from an unqui­et mind. Here is a list of my quirks in no par­tic­u­lar order. I always arrange cur­ren­cy notes in order of denom­i­na­tion in my wal­let. If my wal­let has 3 com­part­ments for … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Who is an “Intellectual”?

Dur­ing my younger days, I used to dis­tin­guish peo­ple by whether they were intel­lec­tu­al or not. In those years, I was naïve enough to express it direct­ly: “Sor­ry, but you’re not an intel­lec­tu­al.” It was much lat­er that I real­ized … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Science of Curiosity

When I was a small kid, I had hun­dreds of ques­tions about every­thing. What they taught us in school was com­plete­ly dis­tanced from my curios­i­ty in observ­ing the world around me. Why are these peo­ple defe­cat­ing in the bush­es? Nobody … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Sequence

Every­thing in nature fol­lows a sequence. From cater­pil­lar to but­ter­fly, from seed to tree, from stars to black holes. Enter humans and the sequence is bro­ken. In com­mu­ni­ca­tion, in behav­ior, in action. When humans break a nat­ur­al sequence, order turns … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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