"Morality is subjective." If you're about to drop that bomb on someone trying to have a logical argument on morals or ethics, don't do it. It kills the discussion without any productive outcome. There's nothing wrong with the statement itself, but it's ultimately a useless assertion. Subjectiveness is mostly seen as a shapeshifting blob that… Continue reading Thoughts on morality and utilitarianism
Laziness is right at the top on my list of character flaws. Which is why I have never been much interested in sports. Ironically, I carry with me a permanent sports injury. In 10th standard, I was playing as a replacement goalkeeper. The original guy was injured. Halfway through the match, a player stepped on my… Continue reading Laziness and irony
Some courses require us to write a “reflection sheet” after each lecture. And what better way to make it bearable than blogging about it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GorqroigqM The documentary Story of Stuff, shown to us during the first lecture of Socio-cultural Environment of Business, describes the negative effects and unsustainability of the modern culture of consumerism. It drew… Continue reading Classroom reflections #1
A nice side effect of being a business student is that it made The Restaurant at the End of the Universe an even more hilarious read than what it would've been otherwise. I'm referring to a part of the story known as the 'B' Ark, where our protagonists stumble across millions of alien management consultants,… Continue reading The useless third
It has been many years since I first watched Into the Wild but I find myself revisiting it from time to time. The film is based on the real story of Christopher McCandless, a guy who was repulsed by the materialistic inclinations of society and decided to get away from it all. He was later discovered -… Continue reading Into the Wild
I was reading through the blog posts of one of my favorite writers today and I realized I will never be as good. Not in a million years. This is not a hotshot, famous writer I am talking about, this is someone who is still struggling to make a name and probably requires additional jobs to stay afloat.… Continue reading Ramblings… and a new domain!
We went to watch Fantastic Beasts last week. The theater was running 15 minutes late and made us wait in line. While standing there with a tub of rapidly dissipating popcorn, I suddenly realized how unaccustomed I have become to queues, waiting, and things not happening as they are supposed to. Good management is only appreciated… Continue reading Punctuality and IIMA