Showing posts from 2013

Independence Day Speech

We gained our Independence about 67 years back. Our history after independence is much shorter than the British reign over India, which already seems long gone, forgotten. Over these few years, we have had 13 changes to our Prime Ministers, couple of wars with Pakistan and China, resolution of Kashmir still seems murky, more than 65% of the population still living under $2 a day which by any reasonable standards is way below poverty line, our GDP growth today is the lowest ever, INR - USD exchange rates are the highest ever, and infrastructure development is dotted with sub-standard quality construction and corruption which is eroding the feathers off the gold swan that India once was. The British on the other hand, built our rail networks, started the use of the telegraph system, taught us how to harvest and process tea, taught us the English language - a means through which we are able to connect to the entire world and able to travel and settle in foreign countries effortlessly, a

How to stay alive!

1. Build a mental playground. 2. Do something for others 3. Read good books 4. Love what you do and if you don't then change what you do

Elucidated Thoughts (Some by me, and quotes by famous people)

At some point you gotta decide who you gonna be. Can't let nobody make that decision for you - Moonlight (2016) "Leave the world better than you found it" - Khaleesi, Game of thrones You know you've reached the epitome of technological success when you can contain the knowledge of an entire 50000 sqft library in a coin size chip. - Me Financial resources should be given to those who are more concerned with making the world a better place for all. That should be the premise of resource and financial allocation. - Me.  "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail" by  Ralph Waldo Emerson Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? or  Who will police the police? - Original Latin phrase, which I first read in Deception Point by Dan Brown Does the man make the  suit , or does the suit make the man? - First read from Iron Man 3 previews One can always continue to learn from others Do not look down upon tho