Life Thinks

Love change, it is your constant friend

Change is not something that humans like. We like things to be predictable and for them to follow a pattern. The predictability cajoles us into “settling down”, to tone down the excitement, and thereby think that our long term survival is guaranteed in an environment that we have survived so far. The humdrum of existence is largely welcomed, while we …

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The more we are like each other, the more we hate each other

Let’s look at some of the nations that do not like each other today: Japan and China Iran and Saudi Arabia Closer home, India and Pakistan We put down many factors for these nations and people to hate each other – ideology, religion, competition for resources, or sheer jealousy. But at the end of the day we cannot get away …

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A stroke of insight

stained glass brain

What really happens to the people who are schizophrenic? What really happens in our brains when we sufferer a stroke? The answers of course are hard under investigation, but the picture drawn by by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor in her all time popular TED talk is more gratifying than the exact scientific answer itself. A stroke of insight is not …

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365 questions for 2014

Though I am 2 years late in getting to know the below post, it is never late than never. The questions in the post are as relevant as humanity itself. Though most of them are repeated elsewhere and  may not be something new, it is a commendable effort to put all of these together. Questions like these do not have …

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How to deal with grief?

Grief is as guaranteed in life as happiness is. Some people would even go the extent of saying that you will not enjoy happiness ‘fully’ without going through grief (wrong claim, but I digress). Dealing with death is arguable the worst time of anyone’s life. So, how do you cope with it? Or, how do the people around the affected …

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The real you is the universe

The real you is the real I, which is this universe? Makes sense? Yes, that is the advaita philoshophy. And that has been beautifully woven with a sound track in this video. If you did not know, Alan Watts was a writer, philospher and speaker who wrote more than 25 books and spoke to many audiences on some of the …

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Apply brakes in life

One of the constants in life is the clamor for growth. One wants more money, more power, better health, more knowledge or more peace (if there is such a thing), and this is linearly tagged to time. The constant perusal of to satisfy the need will drive one further down in time, and for the majority that is the main …

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How far do you go to plan death?

One of the more recent articles that had a deep impact on me was from Martin Manley. And, that is not because I am remotely interested in sports. Mr. Manley, all of 60, founder-editor of sportsinreview.com, and a man with a seemingly not-so-bad life decided to end his life at exactly 60 years. Nothing really new in that, there are …

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Right to die

People are afraid of death. Religions deplore and dissuage suicidal thoughts. People who choose dying over living are called cowards, and fighting for life against odds is called brave. But, to what purpose? Living is a precious gift You live and enjoy things that you can, or cannot control. You love people around you, and get loved. Life is hope, …

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Why live?

Why live? Why do we go on struggling with life on a daily, or on a minute-by-minute basis? If we remember the bad and sad parts of life more than the happier instances, what makes us go on living as if there is a better tomorrow? Do you ask yourself these questions or run to a guru to know more? …

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