Thank You (for NOT Inviting Me to Your Party)

Yuck!

I threw that paper plate in the dustbin.

Let’s try this stall.

Disgusting.

Okay, let’s take another chance.

What the fuck!?

That’s how I felt while struggling to find something worthy of eating—to comfort my growling stomach.

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Corruption in India: The Ugly Truth about Indians

Can I ask you an uncomfortable question?

Are you corrupt?

Yes, I am talking to you—the person reading these lines.

‘Me? What? No, I am not corrupt.’

Cool. Maybe your father is, or your mother, perhaps.

‘Are you out of your goddamn mind? Nobody in my family is corrupt.’

Okay, okay, don’t get angry. I was just curious. You see, India is one of the most corrupt countries in the world. And that’s interesting since nobody even acknowledges that he or she has anything to do with corruption.

‘Oh, yes – politicians are corrupt, and so are the clerks in government offices. And how can you forget the police, those folks are corrupt like anything.’

Really? Eh..now we’re talking.

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Pollution is Not the Real Problem

Politicians are liars.

They can make you believe anything they want. Heck, they can even turn lies into truths.

How?

By repeating them over and over again.

A lie they have been propagating since eternity is that the gravest danger India face is pollution.

But the reality is quite different: pollution is not the issue, not the real one.

Then what is?

Well, think about this:

How many times have you seen politicians talk about the consequences of overpopulation; that India is one of the most populous countries in the world?

You can’t even recall, right?

They have been drilling in your head that the problem is pollution. They warn you of plastic waste, consequences of driving a vehicle, dry leaves, climate change and all that bullshit.

Every year around Diwali, the NGOs, the ‘eminent personalities’ (the gang who advocated a pardon for a terrorist) – all of them shout on top of their voices, “Don’t burn firecrackers, they pollute the air.”

But firecrackers are not the only thing polluting the air. There’s traffic as well. And the traffic situation is so goddam pathetic that you feel like drowning in a sea of vehicles.

And what does the government do?

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Meditation is Not for You (You Can Go Crazy, Seriously)

Osho Sanyyasis at Osho Dham, Najafgarh

I am sick and tired.

Sick and tired of the advice, the so-called Meditation Gurus keep shoving in the faces of innocent people like you. They keep on repeating like well-trained parrots that meditation is a magical remedy for insomnia, depression, anxiety, or whatever it is that you’re going through.

I can suck it up, but things really go out of hand when:

They claim that meditation is for everyone.

Their shamelessness boils my blood…

(Arrgggh… how dare they?)

Can Meditation Give You Peace of Mind?

It depends.

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