Notes from reading: On shortness of life by Seneca

Senaca was one advisor to emperor Nero from Rome. He was also one of the founding father of stoics school of philosophy.  In this chapter Seneca writes about our life  and how short our life is in general. These are some notes from the book: Life is short, art is long. Our life is amply […]

Notes from reading: The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was Roman emperor and also a stoic aka believer of stoicism, a school of Philosophy that flourished throughout the Roman and Greek world until the 3rd century AD. The Meditations is his thoughts on various aspect of life as collection of books which are all combined as chapter here. These are some notes: All existing things soon change, and […]

Notes from Reading: Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin is considered as father of modern America. His versatile expertise and contribution in Literature, politics, science, philosophy, law and many other areas helped in re-shaping America. He was a prolific reader as well as writer, a true believer of virtues. In early days he wrote Poor Richard’s Almanack,  it holds true even in 21st […]

Random Thoughts: On rejection

It was quoted somewhere that “humans are social animal”. We live in this society constructed around us. We live happily in our tribe divided on basis of boundaries, color, race, economies Et All. While growing up in this society construct we gave rise to  competition in all the domains from education, services to wealth. Even […]

Random Thoughts: A perfect world

Where existed no religion Where no one was judged Where everyone lived with absolute freedom Where goods were plenty but no money Where everyone was human not robots Where relationship existed for real with no pre-requisites or conditions Where existed no society or divisions on basis of color of your skin or looks, height, weight […]

Random Thoughts: living in present

I quit my  full time job in April. Over these few months I have spent good time in reading & mostly philosophy. The common learning from it for me has been is living in this present moment.   During school days, we work hard and plan/aim for getting admission to some college, university if we […]