Monthly Archives: July 2007

As the world stills

even though I lose pacein a world too fastin world gone stillI can feel this ill still, believing in free willI keep walking up this hillI can feel my own marchwith mouth parched I wish for a faceone to blame … Continue reading

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Gaining it back

I realized why I wasn’t as ashamed as I thought I should have been after I wrote down what happened at the party. While pretending to write accurately about the events of the night, I had anaesthetized and given a … Continue reading

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Gaining it back

I realized why I wasn’t as ashamed as I thought I should have been after I wrote down what happened at the party. While pretending to write accurately about the events of the night, I had anaesthetized and given a … Continue reading

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The English Patient

I just finished reading The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje. It was a good novel, I’m even tempted to watch the movie. Two things stood out for me; the point about Kip eating condensed milk and the last scene with … Continue reading

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The future of a nation: Sri lanka part 1

Recently I was considering the politics that surround the conflict in Srilanka, a conflict that is at this moment raging onwards with a brutality unseen in years, and couldn’t help but realize 2 things: first the incredible similarities between the … Continue reading

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The problem with playing devil’s advocate…

Well I hate to admit it – but I stand corrected. I made the mistake of arguing with someone that maybe, just maybe: Republicans/Conservatives aren’t all evil, bigoted, shortsighted, crazy, delusional, psychotic and stunted human beings bent on destroying the … Continue reading

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Goodbye Phantom, Goodbye

“Sometimes I like to play the soundtracks to famous musicals so we can all sing along. South Pacific is one of my favorites. Our neighbors must hate us.“~Louise Brown (www.brainyquote.com) Couple of months back I found out that one of … Continue reading

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Around the world in 365 days

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all … Continue reading

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Losing It

I’ve always had this nagging suspicion that to be a man – you have to fight – and enjoy it. Even though I grew up idolizing Ghandi and Martin Luther King Jr., I’ve always had the deep rooted sense that … Continue reading

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Guilt

I never really got guilt – I always got guilt in an analytical, legal definition kind of way- but never on an emotional level. But tonight I really understand what “being riddled with guilt” means. Suddenly getting in a fight … Continue reading

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