24 hours, 26 suicides.

When in college, I heard of two students from my college who committed suicide, mostly for reasons related to academic pressure or loneliness. Then after I passed out, I heard of at least 4 different students at different times in past 7 years that committed suicide. I studied in one of the reputed colleges in…

The Panacea

Couple of days ago, on a whatsapp group, a friend curiously asked a question… “If you were given sufficient funding to solve a certain finite set of problems in the world, what set of problems would you solve?” I immediately started thinking about all the problems in the world. Poverty, hunger, wars, genocides, suicides, human…

The Curious Case of Happyness

If you have noticed the ‘y’ in happiness instead of the i, and you have watched the film, I believe you do have some personal observations on the topic of what happiness is. Have a look at the following image. (image courtesy: Ingrid Hendriksen Photogaphy,¬†http://ingridhendriksenphotography.zenfolio.com/blog/2017/6/kathputli-slum-new-dehli) If I ask you “Do these humans in the picture…

“Dad I wanna be Superman!”

“I want to grow up to become a person who goes to work somewhere everyday and sits in front of a computer for a third of his day, yawns fifty times, plays mobile games, surfs social media every now and then, hates Mondays, hates bosses, lives the same kind of day for forty years straight,…