I feel a bit stressed, as I don’t have a single person in college whom I can rely upon. What should I do?

Brijesh Kumar It is very hard to find good friends, now a days. It is becoming worse as the days are passing as being selfish and greedy are considered more and more praiseworthy. Just look at comments by many Indian people: "In India, you don't live for yourself, but your family." I don't understand what … Read moreI feel a bit stressed, as I don’t have a single person in college whom I can rely upon. What should I do?

Is it true that students who become professors are financially least accomplished in their graduating class?

Brijesh Kumar In fact, it is the opposite. In US, I think the only job that has "tenure" meaning you cannot be fired unless there is a very very very serious reason, is a professor. So, a professor is financially very stable in US. In India, to be fired from a government job is almost … Read moreIs it true that students who become professors are financially least accomplished in their graduating class?

Why are the Indian crowds and media people blaming and criticizing so much for India’s loss to Australia?

Brijesh Kumar Logically, there is no reason to celebrate if "India" wins or to feel sad if "India" loses. All the players are playing this game to make money and become famous. They are winning (in either case, because they make a lot of money) and we are losing by investing our time, money and … Read moreWhy are the Indian crowds and media people blaming and criticizing so much for India’s loss to Australia?

What is wrong with the richest 1% of the United States’ population having ~40% of the country’s wealth?

Brijesh Kumar You can "buy" elections with money. "Money is speech." according to the supreme court. The more money you have, the more speech you have. You can open any business you want and destroy the competition. Just like Walmart destroyed practically all small stores. You can price the books according to your whims and … Read moreWhat is wrong with the richest 1% of the United States’ population having ~40% of the country’s wealth?

Why do Indian parents (financially) support their children and make all the major life decisions for them while parents from the West set their children free?

Brijesh Kumar Objectively, Indian parents love their children more than their western counterparts. They are very emotionally invested in their children. Many dysfunctional families continue on for the sake of children. They sacrifice their life savings for the education of their children. Children are very very ungrateful, still they would do anything for the benefit … Read moreWhy do Indian parents (financially) support their children and make all the major life decisions for them while parents from the West set their children free?

Why is the Indian media a synonym of nonsense most of the time?

Brijesh Kumar Because Indian public is the synonym of non-sense most of the time. What the public likes, is what the public gets. Just see the movies and songs. "Shiela ki jawani.""Besharmi ki height." Just writing these words makes me depressed. See Questions On Quora Brijesh KumarI like to blog about various topics ranging from … Read moreWhy is the Indian media a synonym of nonsense most of the time?

Why is the Indian media claiming that we are the most depressed country when we are not?

Brijesh Kumar Indians are stupid. Period. They believe every stupid survey that any stupid company does in the world, especially, by a white country. They are convinced that everything that western media writes about India is true. Which material comfort made people happy? Which bridge or building made one happy? If at all, the high-rise … Read moreWhy is the Indian media claiming that we are the most depressed country when we are not?

I hear that most of IIT students play Counter Strike. Why?

Brijesh Kumar Because they have nothing better to do. They don't like attending classes as they are waste of time. They don't like doing assignments because they are waste of time. They have to somehow spend their 4 (or more) years in IIT and get out of here with a "fat" package. So, what better … Read moreI hear that most of IIT students play Counter Strike. Why?

Why is it that engineering students in India consider themselves "cool", just because they have a messed up sleeping pattern? Why do they boast about it?

Brijesh Kumar Most people try to justify their bad habits. Engineering students have taken that justification to another level where they call something bad as good. Hence sleeping late is cool. YOLOJust do it.No regrets. These are just horrible principles which take away from what makes us human. Somehow being irrational and justifying it is … Read moreWhy is it that engineering students in India consider themselves "cool", just because they have a messed up sleeping pattern? Why do they boast about it?

What, according to Brijesh Kumar, is a good student?

Brijesh Kumar A good student is someone who has the aptitude and the desire to learn his field of study. So he does everything to learn the subject because he really wants it. Most of the students in IITs say that their coaching teachers were better than those in IIT. But their completely remove their … Read moreWhat, according to Brijesh Kumar, is a good student?