अनिल एकलव्य ⇔ Anil Eklavya

June 13, 2018

The Like Laws

Filed under: Human Nature,Philosophy,Uncategorized — anileklavya @ 7:52 pm

Law 1: If someone is universally disliked, then there must be something good about that person, because no bad (or evil) person is disliked by everyone.

Law 2: If someone is universally liked, then that person must be the biggest fraud, because no genuine person can be liked by everyone.

These two laws are related to the law that says no one is perfect.

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May 28, 2018

The Best, the Worst and the Dog

Celebrate the worst ones

Encourage the worse ones

Discourage the better ones

Persecute the best ones

 

Give lollypops and soap operas

To all those in the normal middle

 

And occasionally you throw them

A slick and crafty Shutter Island

For good effect, or just for the fun

 

Never mind the giant leaky holes

And shady twisted morbid corners

It still works for the normal middle

 

Why? Why, of course! Because

 

It is perfect as a counter-alibi

It is a boot stamping on a human

Face, forever. This boot has the

Legendary Auteur stamp on it

 

The lineage is from another of

The Auteurs who believed it

Was good to say BOO! from time

To time to the normal middle

 

Lollypops and soap operas are

All very well. But BOO! will do the

Trick for more ambitious things

 

This is not the Mockingbird Boo

But the Psycho BOO! you know

The two are completely different

But the two do have a connection

 

And so the tail will forever happily

Wag the rest of the happy healthy dog

 

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Who wrote this shit?

 

Why did you write this?

 

Well, I didn’t write this.

You did that, of course.

May 23, 2018

Movie of the Day – 1

Filed under: Education,Uncategorized — anileklavya @ 8:13 pm

A Serious Man

Perfect movie for the day.

April 27, 2018

Found on My Balcony – 1

Filed under: Poison,Threat Perception,Uncategorized — anileklavya @ 11:57 pm

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April 16, 2018

मौसम का खान-पान

कहते हैं कि हिन्दुस्तान एक ग़रीब देश है

कि यहाँ के ढेरों लोग यूँ ही भूखे मरते है

इसमें कुछ तो सच है पर कुछ नहीें भी है

 

गर्मियों में आदमी को खूब भूना जाता है

बरसात में उसे जम के उबाला जाता है

ठंड में उसी की कुल्फ़ी जमाई जाती है

 

कई बार तीनों मौसम एक ही साथ पड़ जाते हैं

एक ही देश में ही नही, एक ही काल में भी

 

मौमस का खान-पान है

खान-पान का मौसम है

 

कौन खाए, किसे खाए, कैसे खाए –

छोटा सा सवाल है, आसान ही है

पर सवाल इतना सरल नहीं भी है

 

क्योंकि देसी खाए या कि परदेसी खाए

कि विदेसी खाए कि अदेसी ही खा जाए

 

मालिक खाए कि उसका ग़ुलाम खाए

पक्का राष्ट्रवादी खाए कि गद्दार खाए

विदेशी ग़ुलाम खाए, विदशियों का ग़ुलाम खाए

राष्ट्रवादी ग़ुलाम खाए या कि ऐंटी-नैशनल खाए

 

आप सिर्फ़ खाना हैं कि आप खाते हैं

या कि आप खाना हैं, जो खाते भी हैं

 

मौसम का सवाल है, सवाल का मौसम है

मौसम ही जवाब है, जवाब का भी मौसम है

 

20 के फूल हैं, 19 की माला है

बुरी नज़र वाले, तेरा मुँह काला है

January 12, 2018

The Defining Feature of 21C

Filed under: 21C,Apocalypse,Homo Sapiens,Uncategorized — anileklavya @ 7:36 pm

Full-fledged eruption of planetary pestilence called Homo Sapiens.

If only there was a God who could set it right.

Oh, come on! There is no Apocalypse in 21C!

Perhaps. Still, you can see far better the skull beneath the Sapien skin.

By the way, my Air Quality Index app does indeed say ‘Airpocalypse’.

June 29, 2017

Math Warriors 21C

Filed under: 21C,Dumb and Dumber 21C,Math,Solidarity,Uncategorized — anileklavya @ 8:45 pm

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June 27, 2017

Human Beings

Filed under: Sapiens,Solidarity,Uncategorized — anileklavya @ 10:27 pm

We are all human beings.

Are we? Are you sure of that?

June 12, 2017

The Other Side of Solidarity

Filed under: Sapiens,Solidarity,Uncategorized — anileklavya @ 12:16 am

Solidarity is — more often than not — a lynch mob.

May 9, 2017

Naked Future 21C

Filed under: Dumb and Dumber 21C,For a Dystopian World,Surveillance,Uncategorized — anileklavya @ 12:20 am

NEET’s bizarre code sparks outrage in Kerala

Promise of 21C: Everyone in a Global Prison.

What happens to me (or someone else) today, is bound to happen to you sooner or later.

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Do you share some responsibility for this?

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