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When Words Speak

"If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words."

Paul Kalanithi

There are some questions in life which can only be answered by experience rather than by mere observation and thought. It is in search of answers to such questions that Paul had lived throughout his life. The questions of meaning... Continue Reading →

Childhood memories

One among the most cherished memories of any person, in their entire life, must have to be the innocent period during their childhood days. Those days when '....[one] had no useful role to play in this world; and that old... Continue Reading →

The Philosopher Who Drank Poison

സോക്രട്ടീസ് by D. Rajendran My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book was recommended to me by my little sister who was very enthusiastic while giving the book to me. I don’t suppose that she had read the book, however... Continue Reading →

Being Simple

“Truth is rarely pure and never simple” - Oscar Wilde, The importance of being earnest Being able to speak the truth is so relieving and yet at times is so hard. Why is it so? Why is it that being... Continue Reading →

Fullerenes a.k.a Bucky Balls

Fullerenes by Sivakamasundari My rating: 3 of 5 stars Carbon is considered to be one of the most fascinating elements in this world. From the most precious substance to the most fundamental element of life it remains to be one... Continue Reading →

Deep into the mystery of time

“The ultimate triumph of human reason would be to answer the question of why everything exists, as for then we would know the mind of God” - Stephan HawkingThe book 'A brief history of time' is a record of wonder... Continue Reading →

A Comment on Love

There was a question that had intrigued me recently from one of the reviews that I had read in Goodreads. The question was “what is love?” How simple a question isn’t it? But it is nevertheless the one that we... Continue Reading →

My friend from the past

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book echoes the voice of Anne. In spite of all the suffering she endured she transforms herself into an independent women having strong hopes... Continue Reading →

Into the world of relativity…

Introducing Relativity: A Graphic Guide by Bruce Bassett My rating: 3 of 5 stars The book is a brief description of the relativity theory proposed by Dr. Albert Einstein. The introduction of curved space reality within the realm of classical... Continue Reading →

“Man is Condemned to be Free”

I quote these words by Sartre to evoke the most important realisation that everyone should make in their life. Freedom is the starting point of all that is said and done in this world. All our decisions, all that we... Continue Reading →

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