When we have conversations, what we really do is that we try to pull the other person closer to ourselves: our ideas, principles, thoughts, etc. We try to bring the other person into our territory. And it goes both ways.
If I am given just two choices, but both are bad enough to ignore my agendas and neither is aligned with my ideologies, what should I do? Should I make a compromise and choose the lesser evil? Or should I just don’t vote and decline to choose at all?
I have asked myself this question for quite some time now. This is part of a sequence of questions I keep puzzling myself with. Do I really need money? Does money really put any values into anything (other than literally) with respect to my need? Which role does money play in my human life? How […]
Dear America, How are you? Really, how are you handling all the pain they cause you every day, throwing rocks at you, taking your jobs, using you for their benefits, ripping you off every day, little by little. But who are they, have you ever thought? Why do they still hate you so much? Why […]
Little Annie lived with her grandparents, David and Rosie. When she was only seven months old, Sicilia, her mother died. Annie was never told why, she didn’t need to know. Peter, her father couldn’t bear the burden of raising a child all by himself, so he gave her to Davids. He often came to visit […]
This is how I should start: what is an image: a mere evidence of a moment. A moment that has already happened somewhere in the timeline or has happened in someone’s mind if you talk about abstract or contemporary art. An image or painting or sketch or imagery art of that sort is just a […]
The Mahabharata is one of the major and well written Sanskrit epics of Ancient India. Like any other epics, it has hundreds of parallel stories of its characters. Sanjaya—one of such characters, having the ability of seeing events at a distance almost 80 KM of the length right in front of him, granted by the […]
There is a commonly held modern view that a handful of Greeks from the sixth and fifth century B.C were the pioneer of modern science. It is undoubtedly true that they attempted to explain natural phenomena in nonreligious and rational ways and coined technical terms for them, and they passed their scientific ideological knowledge to […]
The 13th Century Italian Leonardo Pisano was perhaps the most talented European mathematician of the Middle Ages. But we little know about his real name, as he is best known by his nickname Fibonacci. This would come as a surprise to Leonardo himself, that he has been immortalized in the famous sequence – 0, 1, […]
We all who know even a little bit about mathematics, have heard the name ‘Pythagoras’ and his famous theorem ‘Pythagoras’ theorem’. He is often called the first ‘true’ mathematician and it is probably true that we owe pure mathematics to Pythagoras. Although his contribution was undoubtedly important, he remains a controversial personality in the mathematician community. […]