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Know Thyself !

Know Thyself !

A lot of gurus give a variety of advice which may or may not benefit you. However, the underlying dictum is the same – Know Thyself. This is perhaps the most important part of living. Unless we know ourselves (and by that, I mean our thoughts, emotions, and feelings) we will not be responding to […]

The thinking, learning and feeling machi...

The thinking, learning and feeling machines

The big game-changer in AI in the last 10 years is that machines have started to learn. This means that they don’t have to be explicitly programmed. Take, for instance, the machine DeepBlue which defeated the Chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov. Now, this machine was not intelligent in the sense that the programmers had tediously programmed […]

Truth and nothing but the truth

Truth and nothing but the truth

Let truth be told – it cannot. You can never tell the truth. It’s something to be experienced. When we feel happy, we are experiencing it. When we feel miserable, we are experiencing the opposite of truth. Is there an opposite for truth? Actually, no. The miserable feeling is a gradation of truth. Let me […]

How to treat emotions objectively

How to treat emotions objectively

We are a bundle of the physical body, the mental mind, our emotions and a soul. A balance between all these four leads to a happy life. Let’s take emotions. Have you heard of something called EQ ? – It means the Emotional Quotient. To succeed in life a high IQ (Intellectual Quotient) is just […]

Essay on Life

Essay on Life

As you whiz past time, remember to stop and smell the roses. Life is a journey and there is no destination. You may have set goals. But those are temporary in nature. Once you reach them you have another set, which you set out to achieve. And life goes on like that, from one possible […]