Brijesh Kumar I am yet to meet an Indian who hates United States. I think some Americans mistake criticism of some of the American practices as hatred towards America. Just like some people may criticize their friend for doing something wrong, it does not mean that they hate their friend. They just don't like what … Read moreWhat kind of Indians tend to hate the United States, and why?
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Brijesh Kumar Don't you feel happy when you sweat after a workout? Similarly, a professor feels happy with "messy" chalk all over his hands after a class. I find it much easier to write using a chalk than a marker. It gives more control. Just like writing with a pencil gives more control than writing … Read moreWhy do so many professors prefer blackboards to whiteboards?
Brijesh Kumar When people are happy and satisfied. I don't think any government is thinking in that direction because it is really hard to do it. Happiness of people is not even the motivation of any government. So, I don't think that we will see "acche din" in the near future. Multistory buildings will not … Read moreAs an Indian, when can you say "Yes, Good days have arrived." (yes! Sach mein acche din aa gaye)?
Brijesh Kumar Why do you blame India for everything? Don't you think that people in west believe in magic? Science fiction movies are more popular than documentaries. Movie stars are more popular than scientists. How many scientists can you name? How many movie stars can you name? The bad babas have done a lot of … Read moreWhy is India a place where everyone needs magic but not logic? Why are Babas more famous than scientists?
Brijesh Kumar Be happy at others' happiness and sad at their unhappiness. We are very jealous and it is really hard to be truly happy at the "success" or happiness of others. We are happy for people as long as they just "below" us. But, if they become equal or greater than ourselves, our real … Read moreWhat is the toughest thing to do in life?