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To rue and react virtually possible

'Real' and 'virtual' share almost the same meaning like the front and rear seat of a motorbike. Anything real calls for a first face- to- face feel of an action, a meeting or an event whereas the reality that one adds to 'virtual' is just not real but away from reality, AWAY. It is just 'nearly' felt. Am I conveniently playing with words? No, it is real, not virtual. There used to be a subject - "Physics" in school / college many years ago,an adored parent of rocket science or engineering in any field. Oh I even wanted to avoid the term 'engineer' in this piece.

Blame it on hollow values

How much I hated the chapter LIGHT for reflection, refraction, real or virtual image, parallax etc. Light never got brighter for me.Couldnt help learning the basics and left it at the base level of studies.Thank God I can go ahead without physics.

Today the real and virtual have merged into one aspect of thought. What is virtual is presented as real an…

Riding two horses can sprain the ankled nerve

Faith and associated actions must draw one cart. If you follow a particular religion or cult, then do plunge into the associated activities. If you are a devout follower of a religious person, try to touch his / her shadow not feet, once in a while or emulate his actions- Who knows, it may exude some positive or cosmic effects. Like those who always dreamed of Mars would like to go there even if it is a one-way ticket. Of late, New Year festivities are associated with Santa Claus (though X'mas is seven days old) and gifts. Now the crux is that if faith is on one level and activities are on another.... Result - utter dissatisfaction. Like this man was a Hindu and professionally he made pots for hindu funerals. His wife would happily hand over ladoos to taste for Diwali and this man would sit hovering over a potter's wheel to make pots. Both inevitable but not satisfying.

Not a laughing matter

Mrs Patel an erstwhile neighbour, was puny in size but liked everything big and a glar…