One of the stories mama told me started like this: she and khalammi had taken the car out for the first time, khalammi a nervous driver behind the wheel, mama riding shotgun. At one point, the car grazed another man’s car, and immediately stalled. A crowd gathered while the girls sat petrified with horror, and… Continue reading Of Khalammi
One of the most interesting problems in the theories surrounding consciousness is the problem of other minds. Basically we can use ‘I think, therefore I am’ to conclude within reasonable doubt that ‘I’ exist, therefore something along the lines of a consciousness that is ‘I’ exists. But the problem of other minds is simply this:… Continue reading Of the problem of other minds, and Love.
There is an element to practicality that is of a depressing nature, and hope-advocating detractors of the philosophy probably refer to this aspect when they make their case of practicality = pessimism. But who cares about them anyway. In the words of yours truly, Hope is a vampire bitch. Which makes her fans a bunch… Continue reading Acceptance.
I have been insanely insanely busy these past few weeks, courtesy of the selective rotation I was doing at my university. We get this time in our uni in which we can choose any department to work in for a month and due to lack of foresight or my usual tendency to get myself in… Continue reading Wisdom from the first week of CTS
~ This was Part 1. ~ Sometimes I think one of the reasons why I’m still not qualified as a pakki Karachi girl is that I don’t respond to every situation with a sharp tongue and a witty response. I prefer the frigid British stare, but most people here are impervious to it. I’d picked… Continue reading tri-wheeled morality – part II
I’m listening to Roobaroo. All of a sudden I remembered that one time the song came on the ipod and I had this…vision. It was of me coming out of what appeared to be the pediatric clinic in AKU – cc6 – and I’m wearing a doctor’s coat, and I’m laughing, like, really happy laughing,… Continue reading of hard work and determination
I was hitting random on the xkcd page when I came across this. Just wanted to share it here ; the future-employer thing, its something I’ve been thinking of, but not wanting to think about. I like his answer. Life’s too short anyway. http://xkcd.com/137/ see you around.