Is there an element of truth in anecdotal evidences of cure for alternative forms of medicine like Ayurveda and homeopathy?

Brijesh Kumar Modern education is creating a bunch of Intellectual Idiots, who have no capacity to think for themselves. They think that if something is not proven in the setting of clinical trial, it is useless. They have no intelligence to understand it on their own that if something works for my parents and people … Read moreIs there an element of truth in anecdotal evidences of cure for alternative forms of medicine like Ayurveda and homeopathy?

If voltage doesn’t kill, then why do scary "HIGH VOLTAGE" signs exist?

Brijesh Kumar “I did not score 2 triple centuries, my bat did.” People outside India will not understand this joke. But, anyway, it is like saying, “Height does not kill you, blunt force trauma kills you.” But, a fall from the height caused the blunt force trauma, which killed you. Similarly, it is true that … Read moreIf voltage doesn’t kill, then why do scary "HIGH VOLTAGE" signs exist?

Why is it that people do not prefer new IITs?

Brijesh Kumar The other answers tell in great detail about the lack of facilities and infrastructure which causes people not to prefer new IITs. But, I don’t think that is the real reason. The real reason is the last years’ opening and closing ranks. They pretty much decide what students will prefer. There are a … Read moreWhy is it that people do not prefer new IITs?

The only IITian who is likely to get a Nobel prize soon is Mani Bhaumik and he is an American. What does this say about Indian IITians?

Brijesh Kumar I don’t know. But, the question says a lot about the question asker. He doesn’t know that IITs are technological institutions. He doesn’t know that pure sciences are not what IITs are known for. He doesn’t know that there are no Nobel prizes awarded for engineering or technology. Moreover, even accepting the hidden … Read moreThe only IITian who is likely to get a Nobel prize soon is Mani Bhaumik and he is an American. What does this say about Indian IITians?

Why is India ranked among the saddest countries of the world?

Brijesh Kumar Ha ha ha ha! This should be enough as the answer, but let me elaborate. How can you measure happiness? Most of these indices are based on material comforts. Is material comfort = happiness? Any idiot with half a brain will understand that these two things are not equal. If you give importance … Read moreWhy is India ranked among the saddest countries of the world?

Why is India behind Pakistan in World Happiness Report of 2017?

Brijesh Kumar Why do we have to be jealous? Let us be happy that they are happy. If we are less jealous, we will also be happy. See Questions On Quora Brijesh KumarI like to blog about various topics ranging from education in IITs to social issues in India and US. All opinions and views … Read moreWhy is India behind Pakistan in World Happiness Report of 2017?

Why not many people tend to learn Hindi as they do with other languages like French or German or Japanese?

Brijesh Kumar Money. Follow the money. Most of the passion is driven by money. If your passion can give you money and fame, it is considered good. If someone’s passion is to play cricket in India, people would encourage him, because it can possibly give him money and fame. “Follow your passion, son.” Now, if … Read moreWhy not many people tend to learn Hindi as they do with other languages like French or German or Japanese?

What is your opinion on AIMIM MLA Ahmed Khan referring to PV Sindhu as a volleyball player?

Brijesh Kumar We can say that he does not waste his time watching sports on TV, which does nothing good for anyone. Why should entertainment be given so much importance? See Questions On Quora Brijesh KumarI like to blog about various topics ranging from education in IITs to social issues in India and US. All … Read moreWhat is your opinion on AIMIM MLA Ahmed Khan referring to PV Sindhu as a volleyball player?

Are IIMs and IITs given undue credit for the success of its students ?

Brijesh Kumar I question the premise of this question. Where is the success? All we are doing is churning out “workers” for multi-national companies. I would consider success to be creating thoughtful citizens of the country who work for the welfare of others. All we are doing is create extremely selfish people (myself included). Education … Read moreAre IIMs and IITs given undue credit for the success of its students ?