You’re walking down a grocery aisle, looking for a particular item. All around, you see items that are colourful variations of similar products, all clamoring for your attention – but you have to choose amongst the plethora of choices given. How do you select what you want out of a stack of similar commodities having … Continue reading It’s all in the mind!
“Suicide,” goes the popular expression, “is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” While the question, “Is suicide ever a rational choice?” comes up frequently.The ethical question boils down to this: Is this state of despair, temporary or permanent? There can be times when suicide is rational- a decision made under free will, in … Continue reading Bad day, not bad life.
One can’t walk away from economics because it frames the world we inhabit.'It’s the common language spoken by all the public policy, rationale for multi-billion-dollar investments, tools used to tackle global poverty and manage our planetary home'.For over half a century, economists have fixated on GDP as the first measure of economic progress, while majority … Continue reading Fancy a doughnut
Would you ever date an economist?A quick google search would be sufficient to throw out an array of jokes that would for sure tickle your funny bone. If you indeed are in a dilemma as to whether you should pursue an economist, be prepared that an economist is highly unlikely to resist applying professionally learned … Continue reading Would You Date an Economist?
Are we humans really rational thinkers? Don’t you think we cling on to the first piece of information we encounter and make relations to further arguments and discussions? With corona virus around, to compare the count of affected countries, we blindly look at the active cases. For example, India having 276,685 active Covid-19 cases is … Continue reading Theory of relativity
No….! This is not one of those countless ramblings on economy or human lives. That quandary is as no-brainer as it ever comes!It was a weekday afternoon, and I was randomly checking on the latest news for the day. And my screen read, “India's tally touched 7 lakh-mark and the death toll has crossed 20,000. … Continue reading Nudge away to safety
As I am frenetically punching the keys on my PC to keep my deadlines intact, my life partner is agonizingly waiting for me to join him for lunch. If only I could be at two places!Yeah, Right! Of course, like most I cherish the family time and find it adorable that he would choose whining … Continue reading Power of decisions not made
Boy, did I choose a biggie to open up my blog. I would like to share my primal understanding of the basic tenet in life, the law of Cause and Effect. If you think about it, the origin of all our causes in our reality is a result of our own thoughts. Right? Of course, … Continue reading Orbit of life: Fate, Freewill and a small matter called Destiny
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