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When Death Beckons

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At the outset , I think it is important and worth mentioning that I am a thanatophobic (person who is afraid of death). I think it's a bit of information that might add some perspective to what i am about to present. This piece of writing is straight out of my personal diary (dated:05/05/2008)




WHEN DEATH BECKONS

When sobs take over, tears find place.
Grief overshadows happiness.
Heart feels the anguish and remorse, tongue gets stuck and words of pain lights up my eyes.

Tearful sorrow descends.

Nirvana Through SingleHood

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"Being in a relationship can be compared to a cage, the bird outside despair to get in and those within despair to get out" - MICHAEL MONTAIGNE
Now if this quote sounds rude to you, then just ignore it you see, continue reading the blog instead.
For the last few years I have been asked one question, a bit too many times: 'kire sala kota meye potali?", as if to suggest that is the only thing left in this beautiful otherwise mundane world to do. Being in a relationship can be all cool and fun and even can attain a level of spirituality (this spiritual thing, though I have never been able to figure out, was first experienced by one of our friend from college, who said she felt something divine and godly being in relationship with her boyfriend.) AGREED!

FEMINISM

"One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man. ~Marlo Thomas"

The copy book definition of feminism can be referred to as :a political,cultural or economic movement aimed at establishing greater rights,legal protection for women and/or women liberation.Feminism includes some of the sociological theories and philosophies concerned with issues of gender differences. Just a few days back over a phone chat with my friend,among other topics,this issue of female rights or female power or feminism,came up as a topic of our discourse.And my friend being a girl and a feminist herself was very happy to point out that there is a visible change in our society today regarding treatment of women and women rights.She was indeed fully correct in her observations.

Great Indian Cricket Festival (T20/IPL)

India can take the credit of revolutionizing her domestic cricket tournament (DLF Indian Premier League) in such a way that it has become a global phenomenon.It is now a highly watched league in the world,all thanks to Indian Premier League for a brand value it has created for itself.Mr Lalit Kumar Modi has the full freedom of taking the credit for making this league what it is today,it's has become a rage which successfully captured the imagination of the people but spare a thought for the people who were instrumental in formulating a hit format like the twenty20 cricket. If Indian Premier League is a success model in sport today twenty20 format deserves equal credit if not more.