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Why don’t we break up with friends?

Friendships that last as long as the call and that are assumed to remain unchanged by the passage of time, are stupid in most cases and downright painful in others.   No amount of phone calls and letters and emails … Continue reading

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  All that is great about Pip’s sheltered existence is Joe – his love, his protection and the dream of eventually growing into him, independent, strong and his own man with the touch of blacksmith and an angel! There is … Continue reading

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The silver bullet

Education has been feared across the ages; the potential of revolution inspired by words, of names attached to feelings and hence a consensus reached among a group of people about dissent, of reaching out and asking for help: a few … Continue reading

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Brazil LOST to ENGLAND! OH MY GOD!

So my first football memory is that of a guy in blue, long hair standing in front of an empty goalpost. Of course it went against my manliness (at 3 or something) to admit that I fell asleep during the … Continue reading

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Girls and words

Women are a lot more open to the beauty of words, reading poems or at least messages on greeting cards before buying them, actually listening to words when someone is talking and talking a lot too. I read this interview … Continue reading

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Too much religious freedom

I would say that this is an instance of that:http://dawn.com/2013/02/05/kashmir-girl-band-quits-after-fatwa I think any case, any situation and in any place, if you can be threatened to do what you don’t want to do on religious grounds (and not law) then … Continue reading

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Meaning in Beauty

A glorification of beauty, inspiring poetry, inspiring wars, has been a part of the heritage of the world. The point is beauty has its own language, has its own meaning that touches the core of our heart and renders our … Continue reading

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