The writer is a biotechnologist and ED, Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur
Butterflies are the real givers Do we need appropriate inputs to attain sufficient outputs? According to Charities Aid Foundation’s World Giving Index report, the people from Myanmar are most charitable in the world.
Time to re-create the god format In the 19th century, Cha-rles Darwin proposed a doctrine that for life to develop and evolve, god's intervention is not necessary.
Intellect is essential part of any make-up What makes a woman beautiful? Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. If the beholder is both the observer and the object, what does she see? Every woman wants to get noticed and loved.
It is fun to learn a little of everything An expert knows all the answers, provided you ask the right questions. He is capable of making mistakes even in his narrow field of expertise. The mutation rates of experts are quite high.
Celebration of togetherness Durga pujo is round the corner. It is a celebration of togetherness. It is a celebration of life, gaiety and culture. It is a time to celebrate nostalgia.
Enjoy your own company You go to a restaurant. When you find someone, particularly a woman, sitting alone, your first reaction is, “Must be a loner”. You don’t have to pity her. She is enjoying her own company.
Spending time in a fictional world Our world consists of both fiction and non-fiction. Our reaction to both fiction and non-fiction is almost the same. We love to be in the world of fiction.
All about identity and diversity We require both individual and collective identities for our growth. Our traits and experiences build our identity. Our identities are time and context specific.
Drivers that drive us can be good and bad Almost everything can be good as well as bad. Circumstances make things good or bad. Bad breath could be due to good food. It is often difficult to decide what is good and what is bad.
One has to draw his own blueprint Nothing can be known without there being an appropriate instrument in the makeup of the knower.