Real Life Stories
An estimated 50,000 marchers joined one of the biggest protests in Auckland for decades on the 1st of May 2010 asking the Government to stay away from mining on conservation land.
The government was forced to back down. It promised that no mining will be allowed on conservation estate.
"The US National Institute on Drug Abuse says that ultimately you get small balls because your body is so worried about making muscles, it forgets about your nuts."
"So you get these huge muscles, but a TINY little package. Which will probably make the girls just laugh at you instead of being impressed."
Our education system has become a race. A race amongst all sorts of participants. Fast and slow, bright and dumb.
And it’s not always the fast or bright who get to win this race. Like in the old Aesopian fable about a race between a hare and a tortoise.
The sun had vanished. Rosh sat alone in the dark conservatory. Finally, he could bear it no more. A solitary tear rolled down his cheeks.
As if on cue, the dark clouds opened their hearts and wept with pain all night.
“Beer – helping people enjoy sex since about 5,000 BC - is also made of grains. All healthy stuff. Drink more, be healthier. Have sex, be even more healthier."
"Beer also helps a man show his emotions. Spill one and he'll cry.”
"It is easy to criticize cannibalism in retrospect."
"With filled tummies, and from the safety of a detached moral, social or religious high ground."
"I am however, not convinced that any rational being would not have taken the route he took."
Little Josh discusses global water crisis and solutions like funding, cutting water usage, reducing leakages, desalination, nanotechnology & sustainability etc.
"The institution of the Caliphate was thereafter inactive for almost a century. Then on June 29, 2014, the internationally unrecognized Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) declared a new Caliphate, naming Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the new Caliph."
"Who's he?" asked Josh.
"He is nicknamed The Invisible Sheikh," answered Rosh.
Reflections on Liam O'Flaherty story, The Sniper.
War makes enemies out of brothers & neighbors.
In the darkness within & without, do they know who they shoot at or why?
Malika Pukhraj's iconic rendition of Hafeez Jalandhari's urdu nazm ‘Abhi Toh Main Jawaan Hun’ made them both legends in Indian sub-continent.
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