Seeking Sacrifice

While living in a world of instant gratification and getting things done immediately, seeking sacrifice becomes important. The Society seeks experiences that are meant for instant consumption, related to the current period of time and are subject to urgent action. All this comes from a place of greed and even though it is satisfying inContinue reading “Seeking Sacrifice”

Good Reasoning

“Sir, you are giving a reason for it; but that will not make it right. You may have a reason why two and two should make five; but they will still make but four.” – Samuel Johnson Reliable reasoning is the building blocks of a strong argument. Not all reasons are good and not allContinue reading “Good Reasoning”

Completed Proverbs

“Opportunity knocks once at every man’s door,” but often makes sure the man is out before knocking. “It takes two to make a quarrel.” How about husband and wife, who are one? “A fool and his money are soon parted,” when the fool has friends. “Whatever man has done man can do” better. “Look beforeContinue reading “Completed Proverbs”

A Good Definition

Definitions have been around for ages. They are more than words describing words. Proper definitions need to be in a certain way for conveying the essence of a term or concept accurately. The process of creating them requires a lot of planning and consideration. A broad definition misses the essential part and a narrow oneContinue reading “A Good Definition”

The Bat, Ball Problem

It took me two or three times to completely understand the answer to the famous bat, ball problem. If you haven’t heard about it, here’s what it says: A baseball bat and a ball cost $1.10 together, and the bat costs $1.00 more than the ball, how much does the ball cost? The second IContinue reading “The Bat, Ball Problem”

Showing Up Every Day

Around this time last year, I had the thought of starting my blog. It has been one of the best decisions of my life. I’m highly inspired by Seth Godin’s idea of showing up every day. When you write and publish daily, you get forced to look around and find things to write about. TheContinue reading “Showing Up Every Day”