Scratch A Rock

Posted in Uncategorized by Bharat Iyer on June 22, 2011

I am convinced it is a primal instinct to drink till you don’t have a single penny left.

 

And then some.

“But the avoidance of self-contradiction makes great demands upon us; Hegel and Bradley imagined that we could know the nature of the universe by means of this principle alone. In this they were pretty certainly mistaken, but nevertheless a great deal of our ‘knowledge’ depends upon this principle to a greater or lesser extent.”

Posted in Uncategorized by Bharat Iyer on June 18, 2011

An Outline of Philosophy, Bertrand Russell

also

The subtlety with which connoisseurs can distinguish among wines and cigars is the despair of youths who wish to become men of the world.

Posted in Uncategorized by Bharat Iyer on June 12, 2011

I don’t know anything like time-beats and metre

nor the arithmetic of strings and drums;

I don’t know the count of iamb and dactyl.

My lord of the meeting rivers,

as nothing will hurt you

I’ll sing as I love.

– Basavanna vacana 494 from Speaking of Siva translated and compiled by A. K. Ramanujan

Reasons To Like The Summer

Posted in Uncategorized by Bharat Iyer on June 3, 2011

Girls in skirts. And summer dresses. Oh summer dresses.

More daylight

Lychees

Watermelons

Mangoes

Masala Coke

Swimming

Coke Studio

Posted in Uncategorized by Bharat Iyer on May 9, 2010

Men earned millions producing nothing more substantial than changes in ownership. – Joseph Heller (Closing Time)

And that is why I can’t do economics.