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As a bookish child in Calcutta, I used to thrill to the adventures of bad girls whose pursuit of happiness swept them outside the bounds of social decency. Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Emma Bovary and Anna Karenina lived large in my imagination. The naughty girls of Hollywood films flirted and knew how to drive.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I cannot see that keeping the status quo intact would help in any way to so

I cannot see that keeping the status quo intact would help in any way to solve the problems of inequality or suffering in this world. I would go for taking action towards change instead of accepting the inevitable.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The dream that wakened me pushed at the veil of consciousness but could not

The dream that wakened me pushed at the veil of consciousness but could not burst through, and I was left wondering what I had known just a moment before.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I am naturally slim, actually thin. So, for years I have been trying to get

I am naturally slim, actually thin. So, for years I have been trying to get some curves. I tried eating food that would increase my weight, but I only ended up putting fat around my stomach. So, now I have made peace with my body.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The most important factors for a long life, I think, are partly in the gene

The most important factors for a long life, I think, are partly in the genes; number two is lifestyle, which includes healthy diet and regular exercise. I walk, run and swim every day. However, I think too much exercise is also unhealthy because of over-s
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Knowledge deepens with experience.

Knowledge deepens with experience.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Don't be ridiculous, please.'The most insulting words in the world!

Don't be ridiculous, please.'The most insulting words in the world!
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Considering the notion that the spiritual battlefield is infinitely greater

Considering the notion that the spiritual battlefield is infinitely greater than the physical, perhaps God is more willing to bless with a sort of divine ecstasy those who see the devil as the enemy rather than those who see other people as the enemies.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The only thing worse than not knowing where she belonged...was knowing wher

The only thing worse than not knowing where she belonged...was knowing where she didn't.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Vulnerability in the face of constant change is what we share, whatever our

Vulnerability in the face of constant change is what we share, whatever our present condition.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Don’t be afraid of making mistakes or failing. You never really fail anyway

Don’t be afraid of making mistakes or failing. You never really fail anyway unless you actually give up and quit!
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

You can be used by someone for their aims when you are not aware of your tr

You can be used by someone for their aims when you are not aware of your true being
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The passion of Jesus is lonely only as all our deaths are lonely. He is wit

The passion of Jesus is lonely only as all our deaths are lonely. He is with us in the loneliness of death, too. And so, he and we are not alone even there. The same blow that strikes him dead, strikes us all dead, and it strikes us in the same way.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago