“I think wishful thinking is innate in human being.QUOTE!!!
Reading about some new findings from research on black holes, courtesy a renewed interest in astronomy last week. The fertility of conversations leave me awestruck at times. This piece is prose and science communication in turns. As detailed in a report published last week in Physical Review Letters, observers entering certain kinds of theoretical black holes … Continue reading Black Holes & Possibilities
A morning for classics.
Did someone say this is old? This is it kid. That’s what one plays when one plays. Play it loud. Fight the damn temple bells ruining neighbourhood peace.
Week after week, for years. #places
The familial ties that bind these people will hold for only a few more hours. The closest kin are called forward to strip the renunciants of worldly possessions—each piece of jewellery is removed and tucked away. Not a single face betrays nerves or reluctance. There are only loose, uncontained grins. Not surprising. Reading this from … Continue reading Millennials in renunciation
Theo and changing meanings.
Kafka had a proclivity for letter writing. His letters seem to affirm this. However, it isn’t in the content of his letters that one gets a remarkably sharp insight into this tendency to dress the self, but in a commentary on it. Rafia Zakaria writes - Reticent or eager, the internet age has made writers … Continue reading Virtuality
loop loop loop… (if Barthelme was to write. That tendency to write a word thrice… infected!)Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan first performed this Mirabai bhajan during his tour to India in 1979. That line ‘pritam ka kuch dosh nahi hai’ strikes differently, in this little room on the terrace, every time it arrives. How amazing, this timelessness of … Continue reading