Dear Krishna deva...


antakaale cha maameva smaranmuk{}tvaa kalevaram.h . 
yaH prayaati sa madbhaavaM yaati naastyatra sa.nshayaH
                                                                -- Chapter 8, Bhagavad Gita

"One who remembers me at the moment of death. relinquishing the body ascends and achieves My nature. There is certainly no doubt about this"

Dear Krishna deva,

Are you saying that I can lie, steal, whore, kill, use facebook and I can get away with all these with just a shoutout from deathbed? I heard about all the kinky stuff you did at Repalle; gopikas, wives and all that stuff but I didn't know you were such a narcissist!

Chal ud ja panchi - payaninche O chilaka

One of my favorite ways of killing time while pretending to work is drifting aimlessly on youtube. You search for song, watch it and something on the "suggestions" section invites you to click and you drift. I was listening to Jagjit's yeh daulat bhi lelo and after wading through a few songs and few clicks I somehow landed on Rafi's Chal ud Jare panchi

As usual, Rafi rocks! It feels as if he deals with words with utmost care.. like a mother deals with her new born baby. 

The tune obviously reminds me of the same song in Telugu, by the great Ghantasaala. 

Wow! He starts off the song with a callous attitude and then there is a line in the song where he kind of pinches the heart of your hearts! ("ennaDo tirigi iTu nI rA..ka"). Anyways, thats not why I am writing this post.  Its funny how people are so predictable in thinking. 

Its your God vs my gods
Your caste vs my caste 
Mac vs PC
Android vs iOS
Ghantasala vs Rafi
Your choice vs my choice.

Dont understand? Open the above song on you tube and check the comments about who is great - Ghantasala or Rafi !  I, for one, enjoyed both the songs without having to think who is better than who. 

Steve Jobs

An artist who happened to be a CEO. Great man!

When you’re young, you look at television and think, There’s a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that’s not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want. That’s a far more depressing thought. Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards! We can have a revolution! But the networks are really in business to give people what they want. It’s the truth.

Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.


The Dilbert Principle - Idiocy

Everyone is an idiot, not just people with low SAT scores. The only difference among us is that we're idiots about different things at different times. No matter how smart you are, you spend much of your day being an idiot

I proudly include myself in the idiot category, Idiocy in the modern age isn't an all-encompassing, twenty-four-hour situation for most people. Its a condition that everybody slips into many times a day. Life is just too complicated to be smart all the time.

another one..

I blame sex and paper for most of our current problems. Here's my logic: Only one person in a million is smart enough to invent a printing press. So when society consisted of only a few hundred apelike people living in caves, the odds of one of them being a genius were fairly low. But people kept having sex, and with every moron added to the population, the odds of a deviant smart-pants slipping through the genetic net higher and higher. When you've got several million people running around having sex all willy-nilly, the odds are faily good that some pregnant ape-mom is going to squat in a field someday and pinch out a printing-press-making deviant