Category Archives: psychology

Mentally Challenged, Raped, Pregnant. Abort?

While Barack Obama proclaims White House support to the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities to which India is a signatory, the Indian Supreme Court has delivered a landmark judgment in a unique case of young woman … Continue reading

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Classifying a Blog’s Writing Style

How much can Artificial Intelligence learn from your writing? Your gender? Your MBTI personality type? Can someone find out such things about you from your writing? uClassify is a free text classifier web service, using which you can develop your … Continue reading

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Lost in the Dark Side of the Moon

I made a new friend when I was about 14 years old. We liked the same music. We read the same books and shared our Phantom and Mandrake comics. I used to be fascinated by his collection of Life magazine, … Continue reading

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Runaway Train

Prologue I decided to add this prologue after the first few comments to this post. This post uses an incident in India, but is actually universal in nature and focuses on the moral, philosophical, and ethical decision-making involved in an … Continue reading

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'Jaadu ki Jappi' prevents robbery

After the Munnabhai style Gandhigiri worked in the case of American green card seekers, his “magic hug” resolved another problem (thanks to GF’s blog): The Washington Post reports: It started about midnight on June 16 when a group of friends was finishing … Continue reading

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