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Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 28 2013

‘The Science of Love’

Everybody knows heart has nothing to do with love. But still we talk about heart while we express our love. Is a blood pumper more romantic than the brain, the most amazingly fascinating, mysterious, powerful organ of the human body? I don’t think so. You don’t get it. Do you? Try another way.

Feb 28 2013

My salute to Stéphane Hessel !

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Stéphane Hessel was a writer, diplomat, ambassador, concentration camp survivor, French Resistance fighter, BCRA agent. But I respected him, because he was one of the writers of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. We shared the same stage several times. He was in his 90′s, but every time he saw me he not …

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Feb 27 2013

Maldives! You too?

I thought the people of the Maldives living in the middle of beautiful blue ocean, were busy with swimming, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, water-skiing, windsurfing. They would not be contaminated with the filth of the mainland. But I am wrong. Maldives punished a girl for being raped. Its Islamic laws harass , oppress , torture …

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Feb 27 2013

The Letter

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“Dear Michael, ..Jim Watson and I have probably made a most important discovery. We have built a model for the structure of de-oxy-ribose-nucleic-acid (read it carefully) called D.N.A. You may remember that the genes of the chromosomes – which carry the hereditary factors – are made up of protein and D.N.A. Our structure is very …

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Feb 26 2013

What about butts?

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You guys saw boobs. What about famous butts, Seth MacFarlane? Why don’t you or someone else sing a song ‘we saw your butts or asses’? Men’s cute body parts should not be ignored. All The Right Moves (1983): Tom Cruise’s ass. The Full Monty. (1997): Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, Paul Barber, Steve Huison, Tom Wilkinson’s …

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Feb 26 2013

Rodinia 750 million years ago

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I am so excited! I know about Rodinia. I know that fragments of an ancient continent are buried beneath the floor of the Indian Ocean. There is evidence for a landmass that would have existed between 2,000 and 85 million years ago. The strip of land, which is called Mauritia, eventually fragmented and vanished beneath …

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Feb 25 2013

Memory

I wish I could have a Chimpanzee’s memory!

Feb 23 2013

Save atheists! Islamists are slaughtering them in Bangladesh! (Warning: Violent Images)

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Four people were killed and more than 200 injured in Bangladesh yesterday as hundreds of Islamists clashed with police in Dhaka and other major cities demanding execution of “atheist bloggers” they accused of blasphemy. Islamists hate atheists. Their banner says, ‘ We demand the death penalty for atheist bloggers because they use obscene language to …

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Feb 21 2013

Happy Mother Language Day!

There are between 6,000 and 7,000 languages in the world. Half will die in the 21st century. Every second week a language dies. Let’s save our languages.

Feb 21 2013

Oscar

Recongnize every movie? Which movie do you think will win the Oscar best picture this year? Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Misérables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty. I have seen almost all. They are all good. But I vote for Lincoln. What about you?

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