Why we should not?

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Walking in any aisle of a grocery store pick up any packet. The back provides us with information on what is the composition of the product, what is the nutritional make -up and maybe how to use it.

No matter which packet of the same thing we pick up, the…

Nobel Prize Winner, Daniel Kahneman’s book Thinking, Fast and Slow brought to light concepts that explain it.

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Representation matters.

I and my daughter love to discuss ideas and concepts and the world in general. During one of our conversations, I decided to try an experiment I had read about.

I called out a profession, and she responded with the gender. It was an eye-opening exercise for both…

It is ok. We are humans. We have emotions.

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Life happens. Situations happen. People happen.

Sometimes, there isn’t much we can do about it.

I can say this with a Zen mind now because the situation is not happening as I write.

A few days ago, Zen was not what I was feeling. Zombie was more like it. I knew I was absorbing other people’s…

Soulful conversations.

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Life is beautiful when you grow up with a best friend and have soulful conversations.

The night of a lunar eclipse on a balcony.
2 friends.
One, a moon lover, and the other rolling eyes at the beauty of the moon.
Conversations about love, life, and emotions, through the eyes of 2 wide-eyed 20-year-olds on the cusp of adulthood.
Dreams and hopes for the future.
Happiness and heartbreaks.
Soulful conversations…

Boundaries are wrapped up in all kinds of biases.

We are born into a family.
That family has relationships.
We have siblings and cousins.
We grow up with neighbors.
We go to school. Interact with teachers and peers.
We make friends.
We have romantic relationships.
We get married. And inherit an equally big set of extended family and friends akin to when we were born…

Raji Pillay

I bring my love for books, coffee, technology and life in general to my writing. Blockchain has caught my fancy and I am exploring it as I write.

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