Monday, March 18, 2013

Hot Chocolate And The Cold Matrix Of Maya

The Hindu philosophical concept of Maya holds that the world is basically an illusion. The movie The Matrix probably tried to elaborate but it tried too hard. You don't need two hours to figure out that choreographing to slow-mo bullets is all illusion.

This coffee machine was more convincing. The hot chocolate tasted exactly like water and looked like this :
Philosophical discussion on the concept of Maya ? Sorry I don't exist.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

False Alarm

White smoke from a chimney of the Sistine Chapel on the evening of 13th March 2013  heralded the election of Pope Francis to the papacy. A historic moment of such gravity that you are glad  the depiction below is only a figment of this silly blog's imagination :

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Flee From The Wee

Allowing the poet Wordsworth his due artistic license with logic and biological plausibility, the child may  be the father of man  but as a topic of conversation it is also the mother of all bores. 

Many adults might go into paroxysms of delight listening to other adults talk about what a child had to say. For many others, listening to what a  child  did might be an all consuming passion. With others still , evaluating the merits and demerits of a child's class teacher  might be a  lifetime's vocation. Some adults could be addicted to discussing extra-curricular development camps.

It must be all very exciting. And you are all for talking about kids.

Just so long as you can insert a  couple of  light years distance between yourself and the conversation.