In this era how good a practice is it in a love marriage where the bride’s family seeks testimony of the groom’s character in his neighborhood?

Brijesh Kumar I don’t see anything wrong. I would sure want to know about the character of the man who is about to marry my daughter or sister. I don’t know what “This era” has to do with my responsibility towards the well-being of my daughter or sister. “Love marriages” blind people. So, if you … Read moreIn this era how good a practice is it in a love marriage where the bride’s family seeks testimony of the groom’s character in his neighborhood?

In this era how good a practice is it in a love marriage where the bride’s family seeks testimony of the groom’s character in his neighborhood?

Brijesh Kumar I don’t see anything wrong. I would sure want to know about the character of the man who is about to marry my daughter or sister. I don’t know what “This era” has to do with my responsibility towards the well-being of my daughter or sister. “Love marriages” blind people. So, if you … Read moreIn this era how good a practice is it in a love marriage where the bride’s family seeks testimony of the groom’s character in his neighborhood?

Are social evils in the name of ‘choice’ acceptable & justified?

Brijesh Kumar That is how most people justify everything. It is “my choice”. How can you argue with that? Sure, it is your choice, but you are also human. You also have a brain. Sure, you are capable of making that choice? But, the real question is “Why are you making this choice?” There is … Read moreAre social evils in the name of ‘choice’ acceptable & justified?

Are social evils in the name of ‘choice’ acceptable & justified?

Brijesh Kumar That is how most people justify everything. It is “my choice”. How can you argue with that? Sure, it is your choice, but you are also human. You also have a brain. Sure, you are capable of making that choice? But, the real question is “Why are you making this choice?” There is … Read moreAre social evils in the name of ‘choice’ acceptable & justified?

What are the characteristics of a good physics textbook?

Brijesh Kumar A good physics textbook will have mathematics as a background tool used to model physical phenomenon, not the main theme of the book. Many of us are very poor in understanding of physics because we think of physics as a bunch of equations, but in reality physics is the understanding of the mechanism … Read moreWhat are the characteristics of a good physics textbook?

What are the characteristics of a good physics textbook?

Brijesh Kumar A good physics textbook will have mathematics as a background tool used to model physical phenomenon, not the main theme of the book. Many of us are very poor in understanding of physics because we think of physics as a bunch of equations, but in reality physics is the understanding of the mechanism … Read moreWhat are the characteristics of a good physics textbook?

What is the biggest misconception that people on Quora have about you?

Brijesh Kumar That I should behave according to what their conception of what an assistant professor should be: I should support indiscriminate use of technology such as cashless transactions. I won’t, because I don’t think they are safe. I am not going to promote something just because I am involved with a particular industry. I … Read moreWhat is the biggest misconception that people on Quora have about you?

What is the biggest misconception that people on Quora have about you?

Brijesh Kumar That I should behave according to what their conception of what an assistant professor should be: I should support indiscriminate use of technology such as cashless transactions. I won’t, because I don’t think they are safe. I am not going to promote something just because I am involved with a particular industry. I … Read moreWhat is the biggest misconception that people on Quora have about you?

How do I make my parents participate in cashless transactions?

Brijesh Kumar Don’t do it. There is a high possibility of them getting cheated. There are no insurance schemes in India to take care of digital fraud. Even if there were, you would get no where based on how things happen in India. Mostly older people are victims of online scams. A lot of people … Read moreHow do I make my parents participate in cashless transactions?

How do I make my parents participate in cashless transactions?

Brijesh Kumar Don’t do it. There is a high possibility of them getting cheated. There are no insurance schemes in India to take care of digital fraud. Even if there were, you would get no where based on how things happen in India. Mostly older people are victims of online scams. A lot of people … Read moreHow do I make my parents participate in cashless transactions?